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Women Who Weld


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Women Who Weld


 

WhAT IS Women who weld?

Women Who Weld is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that teaches women how to weld and find employment in the welding industry.

ANNUAL, SIX-WEEK TRAINING PROGRAM

Women Who Weld offers a subsidized, 6-week intensive training program in which unemployed and underemployed women learn how to MIG weld and operate various metalworking tools and machines. Graduates of the program will be prepared for full-time jobs or apprenticeships in the welding industry. This program is funded through donations and grants, please click here if you would like to donate!

YEAR-ROUND, WEEK-LONG TRAINING CLASSES

Women Who Weld offers paid, week-long intensive training classes for women who are interested in learning how to MIG, TIG, and/or Stick weld. Graduates of the week-long program will be prepared for full-time jobs or apprenticeships in the welding industry. Contact us below for more information!

YEAR-ROUND, SINGLE-DAY WORKSHOPS

Women Who Weld offers low-cost, single-day introductory workshops for women who are interested in learning the basics of MIG welding and information about opportunities in the welding industry. Contact us below for more information!

Women Who Weld has a 100% program completion rate and 100% program to employment rate!

 

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About


About


Samantha Farr

FOUNDER AND INSTRUCTOR

Samantha has been a welder for 4 years and created Women Who Weld in 2014. Samantha holds a Master in Urban Planning from the University of Michigan and is the Founder of Farr Side, a Planning and Economic Development firm in Detroit. Prior to receiving her master's degree, Samantha was the Senior Business Development Manager at an advertising technology startup in New York City. 

Samantha intends to expand the Women Who Weld training programs to cities and towns across the country with a high demand for welders, so if you identify as a woman who wants to learn how to weld, please contact us. No matter where you live, we would like to hear from you!

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HOW TO GET INVOLVED

Women Who Weld relies in part on contributions from businesses and corporations, foundations and philanthropists, institutions and individuals to support our organization. Your donation will enable us to continue our welding training programs, and grow and scale our operations to reach and teach more women how to weld and obtain living-wage jobs in the welding industry.

Please contact us if you would like to sponsor a student or make a one-time or recurring tax-deductible donation (EIN 81-1245739) to support Women Who Weld. Your contribution will go toward our training programs and operations, and will help us reach hundreds of women each year.

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Graduates


Graduates


SUMMER 2017 Class

Tiffany, Ashley, Monica, Keiera, Meghan, Melissa

Contact Us


Contact Us


 

 

1300 E Lafayette St, Suite 1105
Detroit, MI — 48207
313.539.5389

info@womenwhoweld.org

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