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
- 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