The reports about airline incidents have been numerous lately and don’t seem to be stopping. Maneuvering through a busy airport, like Atlanta or Chicago, is not fun. In fact, it’s frustrating and challenging, even for frequent flyers who know what to expect.
As President of the Women In Trucking Association, I spend a lot of time flying to meetings, conferences and speaking engagements. I stick with Delta, as there aren’t a lot of choices at my home airport in Appleton, Wisconsin. Continue reading →
While the trucking industry seeks more women to fill the roles of driver, technician and leader, the automotive industry has some of the same challenges. It’s still not common to see female mechanics working on your car. Even less common is a shop run by women for women.
That’s the goal of JumpStart Auto Repair in Appleton, Wisconsin. Their mission is to provide honest, reliable service to women, who reportedly make up 65 percent of all car repair decisions.
Their focus is even more targeted, as their partners are two domestic abuse shelters in the area, the Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs and Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services. The number one reason someone will return to an abusive relationship. So, JumpStart LLC, a garage for good, was created. Continue reading →