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WiM On the Move Celebrating individual advancements and achievements. Jennifer Harris | Modern Forge Indiana | Career changeFormer title: QA...

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Jessica Bloor, Inside Sales Manager, Trans-Matic#WiMHearHerStory | @WomeninMFG At Women in Manufacturing, we are committed to supporting women in...

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Haleyanne Freedman, Market Manager, 3D Printing, M. Holland Company#WiMHearHerStory | @WomeninMFG At Women in Manufacturing, we are committed to...

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WiM's more than 20 active Chapters around the country provide local opportunities for members to network, share best practices and industry...

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Allison Grealis with her family at a Cleveland Browns game. President's Message I left this year’s SUMMIT feeling inspired and super charged...

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WiM x Prinkshop
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WiM x Prinkshop WiM has partnered with NYC-based designer, Prinkshop, to provide custom merchandise to members. Available for the first time at...

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WiM On the Move Celebrating individual advancements and achievements. Jai Aya | Rockwell Automation | Promotion and career changeFormer title:...

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WiM's more than 20 active Chapters around the country provide local opportunities for members to network, share best practices and industry...

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Allison Grealis with her daughter, Amelia. President's Message This fall as I sadly pack away my summer garb and embrace back-to-school, I am...

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Cindy Farrer, VP of Global Supply Management, Allegion#WiMHearHerStory | @WomeninMFG At Women in Manufacturing, we are committed to supporting...

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Rachel Jasper, Production Supervisor, John Deere#WiMHearHerStory | @WomeninMFG At Women in Manufacturing, we are committed to supporting women in...

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Nominate Women of Excellence in Metalforming and Fabricating 2019 In 2019, we are looking for women in leadership positions or on the shop floor,...

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Summer Leadership Conference 2019 We celebrated our 4th annual Summer Leadership Conference (SLC) on Monday – Tuesday, July 22 – 23 in...

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Aneesa Muthana (far right) with the girls and staff of GADgET Girls Member spotlight Stories of WiM members who share their passion for the...

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WiM's more than 20 active Chapters around the country provide local opportunities for members to network, share best practices and industry...

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Allison Grealis (far right) poses with the WiM Nebraska Chapter leadership team. President's Message Please enjoy this first official issue of our...

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Yee haw! Ya'll grab your boots and cowgirl hats because this year's Silent Auction theme is wild west! Back by popular demand, our annual WiM...

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By: Allison Grealis, President, Women in Manufacturing (WiM) Women’s History Month is perhaps my favorite month of the year. Each March, every...

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For Immediate Release Contact: Hayley Milloy 216-503-5700 hmilloy@womeninmfg.org CLEVELAND, OH—June 23, 2017—Women in Manufacturing®...

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More than 100 professionals in the automotive sector will gather in Troy, MI, on April 24, 2017, for the 6th annual Women in Automotive (WiA)...

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Founded in 2011, Women in Manufacturing, then called Women in Metalforming, held one of its very first programs in April of that year. The...

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#GivingTuesday is quickly approaching, scheduled to take place on November 29. What is #GivingTuesday? It's a global day of giving held annually...

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By: Lindsey Frick A group of manufacturing professionals agreed: It should be the best person for the job. But when only 24% of the manufacturing...

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By: Tony Chimino I’ve become a master at organizing my spontaneity – a complete oxymoron, I know. This is who I’ve become. As...

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By: Erin L. Toomey The Small Business Administration (“SBA”) issued a finale rule, on September 14, 2015, implementing Section 825 of...

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Friendly Competitors By: Jackie Gould Is it a good practice to be friends with your competitors, and share knowledge and practices like you would...

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I have always cherished and benefitted from having a support network, whether it came about organically by chance meetings, or artificially...

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Not Why but Why Me By: Steven Handmaker For the purpose of this blog post, I'm going to assume you know who Simon Sinek is and are familiar with...

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What I've Learned From Plant Tours By: Allison Grealis Here’s the thing. During the past 15 years, I have visited more than 1,000...

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How Smart Girls Change the World By: Allison Grealis It’s 2015 and it’s cool to be a smart girl. Young women are growing up with...

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Monitor Financial Distress in Your Supply Chain By: Ann Marie Uetz and John A. Simon While American manufacturing has experienced a resurgence...

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T By: Jamie Glanz As I’m sure every adult has, I sometimes feel that as decades pass, so does the level of respect younger...

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A Passion for New Horizons By: Mark Lam July 14, 2015 was a pretty historic day. It was a day where passion ruled, and there were was a big...

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This week, WiM’s Founder and Executive Director Allison Grealis was interviewed by Plante Moran, an international business advisory firm, on...

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WiM Board Member Promoted to President of Alcoa Building and Construction Systems We are happy to announce that, last month, WiM board member...

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The Forbes annual list of Most Powerful Women is out today. Included among these 100 women are foremost heads of state as well as iconic...

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A new study, “Minding the Manufacturing Gender Gap,” has been conducted by the Manufacturing Institute, Deloitte, and the APICS Supply...

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Women in Manufacturing (WiM) invites interested parties to submit an application to speak at SUMMIT 2015, scheduled for September 23-25, 2015, in...

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We are thrilled to announce that Women in Manufacturing is now a registered 501(c)6 national trade association. As Rachel Abbey McCafferty reported...

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At WiM, we’re always looking for new ways to help your business succeed, and as a result, we’re excited to partner with UPS and UPS...

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Today marked the 14th annual Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day. This year's theme, "There’s a Little Bit of Engineer in Every Girl," was...

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Earlier this month, WiM Director Allison Grealis was profiled in Crain's Cleveland Business as part of their "Who to Watch in Nonprofits" series.The...

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This week, 24/7 Wall Street, released a list of the worst paying jobs for women. The rundown includes 10 professions across industries from truck...

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WiM-Wisconsin has recently announced a new program, WiM empoWer.Milwaukee Business News reported on the program saying it's "the...

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Today, there a record 67.5 million American women in the workforce. And many of those women - a full four in 10 - are now either the sole or...

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Late last month, WiM held two events at Midwest chapters. On January 22nd, we launched our professional chapter in Cleveland and held the group's...

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President Obama will deliver his sixth State of the Union address tonight. As we prepare for tonight's remarks, we are joining many others in...

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An exciting WiM event is scheduled for two weeks from today in Brookfield, WI.The WiM Wisconsin Chapter will host Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca...

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By Rosana M. Gutierrez Perhaps not surprisingly to those familiar with the tropical island, manufacturing remains a key driver of economic...

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In the latest issue of Crain's Cleveland Business, Northeast Ohio leaders weigh in on the year ahead. One voice offering insight is our own...

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A Forbes list of rising stars in the manufacturing sector was released this week. According to Forbes, the list - called 30 Under 30 Reinventing...

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