(CBS Detroit) – A pioneer in America’s plumbing and construction industries, Adrienne Bennett is North America’s first and only female licensed master plumber and plumbing contractor. She’s also America’s first African-American female plumbing inspector and certified medical gas inspector and installer.

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Adrienne sees her position as a blessing, allowing her to hire people to work under her license and gain valuable training and life skills. Adrienne’s company, Benkari has been involved in several high-profile projects, including Little Caesars Arena.

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“There are other women doctor’s now, there are other women attorneys now. There aren’t any other women master plumbers…and I’m working really hard on changing that.”

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