Women's History, Women in Nontraditional Careers, NTO, Nontraditional Occupations, Labor History




Do you accept purchase orders?


Do you accept credit card payments?

        Yes, we are happy to accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.  We ask that you not email your credit card numbers to us.  Either call us with the numbers or fax them to us.  Fax: 608-271-0209

Do you fold the posters for shipment?

       No.  The posters are never folded.  We either ship them in tubes (for smaller orders) or flat in boxes (for larger orders).

Is it possible to have posters (or sets of posters) rolled into individual tubes before they are shipped to us?

       Yes, we do this frequently.  Just be sure to let us know ahead of time that this is how you would like them shipped.

Is customization of posters available?

       Yes, we can customize posters providing you send us the  artwork.  Some of the posters accommodate customization better than  others; call us for our recommendation of which posters are most  suitable.  We also recommend that you have us laminate customized  posters.

Do you offer quantity discounts?

       Yes.  Please call 608-271-7083 to discuss a discount for a large-quantity order.

Will the copyright “watermarks” appear on the actual posters?


How can I place an order?

       We accept purchase orders, phone orders, fax orders, mail orders and email orders.  Phone: 608-271-7083; Fax: 608-271-0209

Can Perkins funds be used to purchase Her Own Words Women in Nontraditional Careers posters, DVDs, and resource guides?

       Yes, many of our customers use Perkins funds in support of their  programs encouraging participation in exploration and training for  nontraditional careers. Specifically, our materials are helpful in  satisfying these Perkins IV core indicators: Section 113(b) Core  Indicators of Performance: Secondary 6S1 - Nontraditional Participation  and 6S2 - Nontraditional Completion. Postsecondary 5P1 - Nontraditional  Participation and 5P2 - Nontraditional Completion. This information is  excerpted from http://cte.ed.gov/accountability/coreindicators.cfm.  There is much more detail on the Perkins Collaborative Resource Network (PCRN ) website, http://cte.ed.gov/index.cfm.

If I have already purchased the 17-DVD box set and I purchase the new Women in Manufacturing DVD, can I get a new box that will hold all 18 DVDs?

       Yes, we will be happy to send you a new box for the 18-DVD set.  Please be sure to mention in your order that you have already purchased the 17-DVD box set.

Are all of the DVDs closed captioned?


How much is shipping and handling?

        If a check accompanies the order, shipping/handling is FREE.  Otherwise,
shipping/ handling is 7% of the order total. 

What forms of payment do you accept?

        Check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.  Checks should be made payable to Her Own Words, LLC.

Is a purchase order number necessary?


Is Her Own Words, LLC the sole source of the Her Own Words® and Women in Nontraditional Careers DVDs, resource guides, and posters?

        Yes, Her Own Words, LLC is the sole source of the Her Own Words® and Women in Nontraditional Careers DVDs, resource guides, and posters.  There is a button on this website that links to a sole source letter.  If you  need the letter to have today’s date, please let us know and we will be  happy to furnish a new letter.  We can also have the sole-source letter  notarized if requested.

Do the NontraditionalCareers.com and HerOwnWords.com websites represent the same company?

        Yes. Her Own Words, LLC, has two websites. One website, NontraditionalCareers.com, focuses on Women in Nontraditional Careers. The other website, HerOwnWords.com, focuses on American women's history. Jocelyn Riley is the producer of all of the materials on both websites and is the founder and owner of Her Own Words, LLC.

Why do you have a poster headlined 92,000 Hours?  What does 92,000 Hours mean?

        The average person will work approximately 92,000 hours over the course of a career.

Who are the women shown on the Women in Nontraditional Careers posters?

        All of the images of women shown on the Women in Nontraditional Careers posters are original photographs of women at work, not “stock photos.”  All of the women highlighted on the posters work in the fields portrayed; none of them are models.  All of the quotations are also authentic and original.

How can I get more details about the content of DVDs and resource guides? 

    Hover your cursor over the cover image of each DVD.  Detailed information about contents will appear.

How long are the Women in Nontraditional Careers DVDs?

        The DVDs are 15 minutes each, making them an ideal length to show as part of a class or career-fair presentation.

Does purchasing a DVD from Her Own Words(R) automatically confer the right to show the program in a classroom?

         Yes, all of our DVDs come with permission for use in a face-to-face classroom context or an informal career fair sponsored by an educational institution.

Does purchasing a DVD from Her Own Words(R) automatically confer Public Performance Rights or the right to stream the program on a website?

         No.  Information about leasing rights is available, when you click the Leasing Rights button on the left panel.

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