19 Women Reveal What It's Like Working In Male-Dominated Industries

Incredibly empowering!

It's been said before that it's not easy being a woman in the workforce, and it stands to reason that might be especially true in male-dominated fields. Women comprise less than 1 percent of the workforce for several types of jobs, including brick masons, drywall installers, mining machine operators, and home entertainment installers.

Confessions posted to Whisper reveal what women who work in these fields have to say about the adversity they face and the next generation of young women they hope to inspire.

Here are 19 women's stories about working in male-dominated spaces.

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