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Rock Stars, Part 1 - First Steps, First Barriers

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The story of the industry first women to work as petroleum geologists – the challenging conditions they faced from both society and their male peers; the men who helped open doors to opportunity; and the first signs of how valuable and significant women would be to the industry.

The story of the industry first women to work as petroleum geologists – the challenging conditions they faced from both society and their male peers; the men who helped open doors to opportunity; and the first signs of how valuable and significant women would be to the industry.

Women cited include Helen Plummer (the first woman hired), Reba Masterson (the first woman to develop a career in the industry), Fredrica Probst and Linda Miller (the first women entrepreneurs), Eunice Eirich, Bess Stiles and Fanny Carter Edson.

Featuring: Robbie Gries, Cindy Yeilding, Susan Morrice, Michelle Judson, Dionne White (narrator).

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