Johnson County Community CollegeLocation:
Overland Park, KS
Mioshi Neal started welding in 1977 at age 19 when she enrolled in a seven-week welding class at the Kansas City Welding Institute. She liked the opportunities that welding presented and believed it was a trade that would help offer financial security for her and her family. She was also good with her hands and figured it would translate well to welding. But certainly it was scary being a woman in a male-dominated field. (The full profile article is at thefabricator.com website.