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Opportunities open for women in manufacturing, leaders say
on October 26, 2016 

There were times raising kids that Carolyn Minerich had to look in a drawer and find her old Marine Corps commission certificate.

The commitments in time and attention being a mother meant she didn't even have time to take a shower, yet she knew she had handled a complicated job on a general's staff. Eventually, she would run her own Alabama-based company.

Her story was like several others heard by high school students at Girls Employed in Manufacturing Day today at the Bevill Center on the campus of Gadsden State Community College


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