Women of Tech

Though they make up more than half of the U.S. workforce, women hold less than 20 percent of U.S. tech jobs, according to virtual events solutions company Evia. Tech is just getting a toehold in northern Michigan and women in that field here say there is...

Building Up An Industry: More Women Wanted

Women in the construction and development industry – whether working at jobsites or running companies – are more prevalent than ever before. Still, the overall percentage is small in the male-dominated field. What do they have to say about that? The TCBN talked to four...

A Manufacturer Where Women Run the Show

[caption id="attachment_14585" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Plascon crew (front): Kate and Laura (back): Denise, Jeff and Monique.[/caption] In a field where men traditionally dominate, it's the women who rule at Plascon Group. Until a few months ago, the specialty plastic packaging company was led by founder David Peterson,...