Iron Worker Dianna Montague made history in Philadelphia by becoming the first ever African American woman to become a member of her local union. Her dedication and innovation led to her story being broadcast on the evening news.
After years perfecting her trade and apprenticeships, Ms. Montague is looking to form her own business, Iron Lady Enterprises. This video discusses her achievements and her hope for diverse supplier opportunities within Philadelphia. According to the description of this video on YouTube, Iron Lady Enterprises will focus on delivering “best of breed construction, metalworking, and related services to the United States Federal Government, the various armed forces,and private enterprise. In addition, Iron Lady Enterprises will help large organizations meet their supplier diversity subcontracting goals by partnering to leverage Iron Lady Enterprises’ status as a certified African-American female owned small disadvantaged business.”
Congratulations to Ms. Montague and others who strive to become the first in their field.