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Widefield School District 3 is hosting a 'Weld Like A Girl,' event for girls ages 8-15

In technical schools, women still in the minority in fields like welding, automotive
Posted at 1:58 PM, Jan 24, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-24 15:58:09-05

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Widefield School District 3 is hosting a “Weld Like A Girl,” event for girls ages 8-15. 

During the event, the girls will use MIG Welds to create a horseshoe heart.

They will also have the opportunity to inspect welds and talk to industry experts about what it’s like to have a career in welding and welding inspection.

The event wants to help encourage girls to pursue a career in a field that is not traditionally pursued by women.

“Weld Like A Girl,” will have two sessions, both on Feb. 3., one from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and the other from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Only 20 spots will be available per session.

The event will be hosted at the Manufacturing Industry Learning Lab in Colorado Springs.

If you have any questions you can email: MENAK@WSD3.org
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