Archive for "Women’s History Month"

219: Season 3, Episode 1

This month, 219 West focuses on celebrating Women’s History Month by taking a look at the past — and honors women who paving their own way in the workplace.

Remembering The Triangle Fire

This March marked 100 years since the Triangle Factory fire, a tragic incident that killed more than 140 female garment workers. Tamy Cozier investigates the legacy of this tragedy.

Trailblazer

219 West Reporter Margaret Teish spent time with FDNY firefighter Regina Wilson, who defies gender stereotypes by being one of the boys.

Carving Her Place

Butcher Sarah Bigelow sits down with 219 West Reporter Judy Le to talk about the art of carving. She is the only female full-time butcher at the Meat Hook in Williamsburg.

Cutting Edge

Diane Wood, who has been recognized internationally as one of the best in her field, is a barber at the legendary Paul Mole Barber Shop. Malgorzata Wojtunik reports.

Interview: Women In The Workplace

The struggle for women’s rights in the workplace still continues today. Reporter Alcione Gonzalez talks to Cynthia Epstein, CUNY Graduate School professor and gender studies expert in this 219 West interview.