Savy Man Doherty is a pipe fitter in Local 537, based in Dorchester, Boston. Savy has also become one of the prominently featured tradeswomen for the Building Pathways campaign. Building Pathways provides a gateway for low-income Boston area residents, particularly in under-served communities, to access family-sustaining careers in the construction industry through apprenticeship preparedness training and advocacy.
This interview is part of a growing international archive documenting the experiences of women working in manual trades and non traditional employment.
Savy was interviewed on 25/02/2018 at the Carpenters Union in Dorchester, Boston MA (USA).