Tags Business, Identity, TEDxJacksonWomen
Skilled trades offer opportunity for women that have been trained for traditionally female jobs. The Hurricane Katrina recovery effort was so massive, it began to change cultural attitudes about construction and manufacturing jobs and who should be doing them. Julie Kuklinski is the Program Director for the Moore Community House Women in Construction Program. She came to the Gulf Coast in 2006, leading all-female crews in mold remediation, demolition and construction work to rebuild homes affected by the hurricane.