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Overworked and Undervalued: the survival story of a female raft guide in a macho industry

I first entered the whitewater industry the summer after my freshman year of college as an unassuming, 120-pound, 19-year old woman. As you can imagine, this is not the typical demographic for river guides -- an occupation that is dominated by big, burly, self-assured men. Right off the bat, I was intimidated by this macho-charged… Continue reading Overworked and Undervalued: the survival story of a female raft guide in a macho industry