Girl Justice, An All-Female Owned Brewery In Aurora, Works To Help Women

Three friends are transforming their passion right into a movement– as well as it is centered at a brewery below in Aurora. Besty Lay, Kate Power, and also Jen Cuesta started Lady Justice brewery in 2014– with the goal of donating funds to non-profits advertising chances for ladies as well as females.

Today, they were featured on the national news program CBS This Morning.

Their slogan is “Great beer, far better world.”

All three have day work– as well as make beer on the side– implying they can donate even more of their proceeds. In 2014, they contributed more than $11,000.

” The goal is to generate as much money [as feasible] that we can give away,” Jen Cuesta claimed.

That’s not all that makes their operation unusual.

Just 7.5% of brewers in the U.S. are women, as well as just 2% of breweries in the nation are all-female-owned.

CBS This Morning’s Dana Jacobson just recently checked out the ladies behind Lady Justice, to see their procedure an dask them regarding recent records of sexism and harassment in the developing industry.

” This trouble is prevalent in the industry,” Betsy Lay said. “It’s woven with it.”

” We require it out in the open as well as we need to talk about it as well as it requires to stop,” Kate Power stated.

The friends created the suggestion to start a brewery throughout their 2010 solution in AmeriCorps– and also Lay claimed they had no idea there were so couple of women in the sector.

Currently they’re prospering.

” What began as a little operation on a custom-built homebrew system in a tiny storage area has actually grown into a growing taproom as well as movement,” their Facebook page states.

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