Why I Am Reclaiming Community

For decades, money has been leaving our community. We are going to bring it back.

  • 05/25/2021

Baptism by Fire

I focus best when I am endangering life or limb. Yoga does not zen me out, it makes me angry.

  • 03/24/2020

My Nontraditional Path

Growing up on a farm helped me to understand that, more than a daughter or a granddaughter, I was a

  • 03/24/2020

My Career in Manufacturing

When you ask people why they are doing something a certain way, sometimes the response is “because that’s how we have always done it.” To me, that’s a red flag.

  • 08/01/2018

Diversifying Business

At a young age, Wendy Sullivan was interested in construction. She eventually opened a residential property and development company and transitioned, 15 years later,

  • 04/01/2018

2015 Changemakers: MN Tradeswomen & JE Dunn Construction

MN Tradeswomen: Front Row L-R: MJ Fackler, Lisa Hansen, Marissa Goodsky, Lexi Vanderson, Carly Wordelman, Sarah Wordelman, Cami Cobert, Tonya

  • 12/01/2015

Called to car repair: Cathy Heying and the Lift Garage fix vehicles affordably for people – especially women – in need

Cathy Heying has seen people struggle, having worked at St. Stephen’s Human Services since 1999, currently as a human rights

  • 06/01/2014

2013 Changemakers: The Girls Restorative Program

“We made statues with words that express how we should be.” — Rashonda, 16

  • 12/02/2013

Hard-hatted woman

“I wondered, ‘where can I shine?’ I believe you create your own destiny. I decided to use my bilingual skills.”

  • 11/02/2008

Turning blue collars pink

The pay is good, the training relatively short … so why don’t more women choose skilled technical careers?

  • 08/02/2007