WiM Northern California @ WiMST Symposium

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Friday, February 21, 2020
9:00 AM - 3:15 PM (PST)
25555 Hesperian Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94545-2447
United States

Event Details

Check out the Women in Manufacturing Skilled Trades (WiMST) Symposium featuring WiM Northern California Chair Erin Cuellar!

This event is hosted by Bay Area Community Colleges, AMBayArea & Workforce Development Boards to promote women in the skilled trades.

Additional Event Panelists:
  • Ruby Tellez (San Leandro HS, Machining Student)
  • Dawn Hill (LLNL, Machining Apprentice)
  • Carol Barry (Tesla, Tool & Die apprentice)
  • Diane Starr (Laney College, Machining Student)

Cost to Attend: $25.00
Event Agenda:
  • 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM Opening Remarks / Welcome
  • 10:20 AM - 10:35 AM The Facts, Trends & Challenges
  • 10:35 AM - 11:00 AM Presentation
    • "Case Study of Recruiting Women into a College Trades Program"
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Session (Skilled Tradeswomen)
    • "My Life as a Woman in the Manufacturing Skilled Trades"
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM LUNCH & NETWORKING
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Panel Session (Manufacturers / Educators)
    • "How to Get More Women into Manufacturing"
  • 2:00 PM - 2:10 PM Approaches to Recruiting Women into MFG
  • 2:10 PM - 2:50 PM BREAKOUT Discussion: Brainstorm on Approaches / Best Practices to Recruiting Women
  • 2:50 PM - 3:15 PM Report Out and Action Items

For More Information:

Erin Cuellar
Value Stream Manager Steris
Individual Professional