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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.
Countdown Until 2018 SUMMIT:

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

Sep 17

IpX ConX18 Symposium

MON, SEP 17 2018 - TUE, SEP 18 2018
Sep 18

WiM Colorado Tour & Networking Event

TUE, SEP 18 2018 Littleton, CO
Sep 20

WiM Massachusetts Keynote Speaking Event

THU, SEP 20 2018 Lowell, MA
Sep 20

WiM Ohio Riddell Tour & Networking Event

THU, SEP 20 2018 North Ridgeville, OH
Sep 20

WiM North Carolina Fall Networking Event

THU, SEP 20 2018 Charlotte, NC
Sep 24

2018 Management Development Program (MDP): Session One

MON, SEP 24 2018 - TUE, SEP 25 2018 Cleveland, 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.