Partners and Allies

Women in Manufacturing (WiM) leads a network of partners and friends committed to building a more equitable, inclusive, and fulfilling workplace for women in the 21st century. We are seeking organizations that share our mission to join us in strategic initiatives, impactful conversations, and dynamic visibility opportunities, as we work toward our mutual goals of building inclusive workplaces and accelerating progress for women. For more information about collaboration opportunities, contact Allison Grealis, President and Founder, at 216-503-5700. 


The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) is the premier organization for the exchange of knowledge in enterprise excellence. Members come together to explore lean thinking and other enterprise improvement methods, exchange best practices and network in order to advance their careers and improve the competitiveness and overall value of their organizations.


The Institute for Process Excellence (IpX) brings decades of experience and capability across defense, aerospace, automotive, technology, software, and oil and gas industries to bear to help companies transform, thrive, and sustain while disrupting their markets. For IpX, it’s about unearthing and clarifying underlying issues where they exist and helping companies address their most challenging business concerns by partnering with the organization to develop and implement new processes and ways of working, and ultimately achieve step-change performance.

For more than six decades, Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. The Society of Women Engineers organization is centered around a passion for our members' success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today's exciting engineering and technology specialties

WITI (Women in Technology International) is committed to empowering innovators, inspiring future generations and building inclusive cultures, worldwide. WITI is redefining the way women and men collaborate to drive innovation and business growth, and is helping corporate partners create and foster gender inclusive cultures. A leading authority of women in technology and business, WITI has been advocating and recognizing women's contributions in the industry for more than 30 years. The organization delivers leading edge programs and platforms for individuals and companies -- designed to empower professionals, boost competitiveness and cultivate partnerships, globally. WITI's ecosystem includes more than three million professionals, 60 networks and 300 partners, worldwide.

Women in 3D Printing is on a mission to close the gender-gap in additive manufacturing. We are increasing the visibility of female leaders in the additive manufacturing industry and encouraging more new-comers to use 3D Printing technologies.

MHI is an international trade association that has represented the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry since 1945. MHI members include manufacturers of material handling equipment including warehousing and logistics, systems integrators, third-party logistics providers, consultants and publishers. MHI offers education, networking and solution sourcing for their members, their customers and the industry through programming and events. The association sponsors the ProMat and MODEX exhibitions to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to educate manufacturing and supply chain professionals.

The Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) has served as the Voice of Iowa Business since 1903. ABI is the largest business network in the state and has a long legacy of advocating for a competitive business climate in Iowa. As members of ABI, business leaders are able to help influence public policy, engage with other corporate leaders and learn from experts on how to address the top challenges facing Iowa businesses.