26
Dec

6 questions with Rep.-elect Haley Stevens of Michigan

Haley Stevens is a member of the history-making class of 42 women joining Congress in January, having been elected in November to represent Michigan’s 11th Congressional district. But this won’t be the suburban Detroit native’s first go-round in Washington – or her first time “rolling up her sleeves,” as she says, to work on U.S....
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17
Dec

AIChE honors its Rising Stars

More than fifty exceptional women from companies around the world participated at a Leadership Workshop for Rising Star Women in Engineering, December 11, 2018, in New York City. The workshop — sponsored by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and held in advance of AIChE’s 2018 fundraising gala devoted to inspiring women in engineering...
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17
Dec

Why are there so few women CEOs?

In a recent article for The Harbus, author Kevin Sharer examines the shortage of women CEOs. Mary Barra, the highly regarded CEO of General Motors pictured above, is part of a very, very small group of women CEOs. Mary is a GM lifer who rose through the manufacturing ranks to earn the job five years...
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14
Dec

Advice for women in manufacturing

In a recent article for Manufacturing.net, author Ginger Butz, Business Segment Director at Morey, offers advice to women on how to fast-track a career in manufacturing. If there’s one thing I’ve learned from my time in manufacturing, it’s that credibility carries plenty of weight. Wondering how to earn the trust of your male counterparts? Get...
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14
Dec

Should the “E” in STEM stand for entrepreneurship?

In a recent article for Bizwomen, Anne Stych explores why entrepreneurship is important to women in STEM. Young women will need entrepreneurial skills along with technology skills to achieve workplace gender equality. A report on The Power of Next Generation Women published by Girls With Impact, an entrepreneurship program that provides girls with a business...
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13
Dec

Meet Sonam Motwani, founder and CEO of Karkhana.io

In a recent article for e27, author Sainul Abudheen profiles Sonam Motwani, founder and CEO of Karkhana.io. “As a child, [Sonam Motwani] dreamt to become an astronaut. As she grew up, the intensity of her ambition also grew. So after finished schooling, she went on to attend a graduation programme in Aerospace Engineering at IIT...
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13
Dec

Study: Adapting to a changing workplace

A recent survey by Randstad Canada, the Canadian leader for staffing, recruitment and HR services, reveals 61 percent of Canadian women see themselves as risk-takers and innovators in the workplace. At the same time, they expect employers to do more to support their growth as technology transforms the workplace. Randstad surveyed Canadian women to understand...
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30
Nov

Exploring the challenges of being a woman CEO

In a recent article for Greenville News, author Angelia Davis profiles women in leadership. Manufacturing merino wool yarn is not what attorney Kim Kent imagined she’d be focused on at this point in her career. But that’s been the rewarding, yet challenging role Kent took on when her husband died unexpectedly in September 2017. Kim...
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30
Nov

Women in STEM bring new perspectives and ideas

In a recent article for Forbes, author Bianca Barratt examines how gender parity in the workplace could increase the global GDP. As it stands, only 24% of UK STEM roles are held by women and the country has the lowest percentage of female engineers in Europe – something that none governmental organisations such as WISE...
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29
Nov

SHINE report highlights Dow’s inclusion strategy

Dow has released its first-ever annual Inclusion Report, titled SHINE, which puts a spotlight on the Company’s global INclusion 2020 strategy and progress in 2017. Dow accelerated actions, deepened its commitment to strengthening inclusion and diversity (I&D) across the organization and implemented a fully integrated and holistic strategy. This included institutionalizing a new I&D governance...
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