The ConTechCrew 160: What It’s REALLY like to Be a Woman in the Construction Trades with Ambra Melendez from Ironworkers Local 361
Episode 160 features Sasha Reed, Allison Scott, and The Ironman of IT interviewing Ambra Melendez…can you say ‘Girl Power?’ Ambra is an Ironworker based in the New York City area and also the subject of Hard Hatted Woman, a documentary about the life of a woman in trades. Topics on this week’s show include seeing AI, people on mars, The B1M, too much competition and more!
Geek of the Week
We Interviewed: Ambra Melendez
Day Job: Ironworker, Union Local 361
Joined the Podcast to Geek Out On: What’s it like to be the only woman in an industry filled with men? Ambra shares the details of her life juggling being a young mother and an Ironworker. Ambra’s career spans from work on the World Trade Center to becoming the subject of the documentary Hard Hatted Woman.