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    Women in Manufacturing® (WiM) is a national association dedicated to supporting, promoting and inspiring women who are pursuing or have chosen a career in the manufacturing industry. WiM encompasses manufacturers of all types and welcomes individuals from every job function – from the shop floor to the C-Suite. This group encourages the engagement of women who want to share perspectives, gain cutting-edge industry information, improve leadership and communication skills, participate in partner programs and network with peers.

With manufacturing's skills gap, you can't only look at 50% of the population to fill it. Women have got to be recruited in every role…Manufacturers are realizing diversity in the workforce is important - change won't happen overnight, but it is happening."

Allison Grealis, President of WiM, in CNN Money

Aug 17

WiM Illinois EIQ Luncheon with Valley Industrial Association

FRI, AUG 17 2018 Geneva, IL
Aug 18

WiM Georgia Day of Service at VEO Atlanta

SAT, AUG 18 2018 Atlanta, GA
Aug 22

WiM Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter Launch

WED, AUG 22 2018 King of Prussia, PA
Aug 22

WiM Indiana "Networking on the Deck" Event

WED, AUG 22 2018 Indianapolis, IN
Aug 28

CEOs, Presidents and Senior Executives Networking Group 2018-2019, Meeting 1

TUE, AUG 28 2018 - WED, AUG 29 2018
Aug 29

WiM Ohio Traveling Happy Hour

WED, AUG 29 2018 Independence, OH

 

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#WiMHearHerStory

 Corporate Member

“When I was 14, I chose welding as the trade I would study through high school. My junior year I decided to make welding my career because it’s not often you get to turn your passion into a career. Also, I like the challenge of manufacturing—something about making things from scratch entices me.”

— Amanda Reel, Welder, TRUMPF Inc.

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“I encourage all of us to expose our daughters, nieces, neighbors and cousins to the modern way of manufacturing and show them what a terrific and rewarding place it is to work.”

—Cindy Logan, Senior Manager of Tobacco Processing, John Middleton Company, an Altria Co.

 Professional member

“I’ve found that “manufacturing” is not a typical word people use throughout a daily conversation if they are not involved in manufacturing. Through my involvement with WiM, I connected with a lot of the school districts in the area that are trying to push STEM.”

—Lauren Kirschler, Operations Manager, CPI Card Group

 

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Corporate members receive exclusive WiM membership benefits and are considered to be partners of our association. Learn more about Corporate membership.