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First Responders

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Being a first responder is a tough but rewarding field. Whether you enjoy saving lives, catching criminals, or protecting the innocent this is an area where women are underrepresented. All of these fields require upper body strength, quick thinking, and stamina to perform over their long shifts. A good place to start is to take CPR classes in your community.


Some of the areas to explore include:

  • Firefighters

  • Law Enforcement

  • Security Personnel

  • Lawyers

  • Paramedics


Learn more about the first responder field by reading our fact sheet.