Pink Hard Hatz
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women make up just under 11% of construction workers. Chicagoan Sashe Ivy is hoping to diversify this field here in Chicago.
"I was sitting in a meeting once again, it was all male contractors. And I thought about how females can do this," Ivy said.
Ivy owns the construction company Pink Hard Hatz Construction. Pink Hard Hatz Construction is a full-service licensed and bonded construction company.
"I always have work coming because what I'm finding out is that people, especially women and seniors, want to see a woman. They're tired of being taken advantage of," Ivy said.
Ivy has partnered with the nonprofit organization Chicago Women in Trades, which helps women learn different trades. The founder says her goal is for Pink Hard Hatz Construction to be in all 50 states.
La Scarola: Chicago's hidden history
Chicago has many hidden histories and Ryan has been finding and sharing those stories with us! Co-owner of La Scarola, Joey Mondelli, sat down with Ryan to chat about time Frank Sinatra came into his classic Italian restaurant with a good friend, Tom Dreesen. But Frank Sinatra is not the only celebrity to enjoy a meal at La Scarola, and Joey has the pictures to prove it! They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and Joey has endless stories to share!
For more on La Scarola, visit www.lascarola.com. It's located at 721 West Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60654.
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