SMART SM Local 66 Member Smashes the Glass Ceiling

Published: April 18, 2018

 

The Penny Hoarder profiles Local 66 member Vanessa Carman who has made a career of smashing the glass ceiling at work as a Local 66 sheet metal worker and in her free time as a weight lifter.  Ads the article points out, “fifteen years ago, she helped her brother change out a broken furnace in her uncle’s house.”  Today that turn of events has led to a rewarding career in the sheet metal industry.”

You can read the rest of the article, which details the hurdles women like Carmen face, here:  https://www.thepennyhoarder.com/make-money/women-in-construction/  A future issue of the SMART Journal, scheduled for this summer, will profile her career and competitive weight lifting successes.