EDA University Center for
Regional Economic Innovation

Women Who Weld (2014)

Project Details

Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Project - 2014

Author: Samantha Farr


Women Who Weld, Detroit, MI. This project focused on further developing Women Who Weld, a program designed to teach women how to weld. Samantha Farr, the founder and lead instructor, recruited two women from COTS, the Coalition on Temporary Shelter, and spent a week teaching the two participants the basics of MIG welding. Farr and the participants fabricated a bus bench that is now in use on the Fenkell bus route (at Fenkell and W Parkway) in the Brightmoor section of northwest Detroit.


Report removed at author's request; please contact rei@msu.edu for a copy.