6
Feb

Chipping away at India’s glass ceiling

Women are a huge untapped economic resource in India. And as the country continues to face a shortage of skilled workers, smart companies are recognizing the potential of the underutilized female workforce. Less than 30 percent of working-age women are currently part of India’s workforce — compared to nearly 80 percent of men — giving...
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17
Oct

2019 Class of Influential Women In Manufacturing Celebrated During October 4 Award Luncheon

Written by Chris McNamara The gathering of manufacturing leaders in the conference room at Chicago’s MxD on October 4 was unusual for its celebratory feel. And, also, because this gathering of manufacturing leaders was predominately female. The second-annual Influential Women In Manufacturing (IWIM) luncheon was underway, celebrating the 2019 class of professionals pushing boundaries—of all...
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12
Sep

IWIM welcomes mHUB and the Institute of Asset Management as supporting partners

SCHAUMBURG, IL/September 12, 2019: Influential Women in Manufacturing (IWIM) is proud to announce the addition of two new supporting partners: mHUB, based in Chicago, and the Institute of Asset Management (IAM), with global headquarters in Bristol, U.K. As supporting partners, mHUB and the IAM are engaging with IWIM in its mission to “amplify + connect”...
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6
Sep

Q&A: The outlook from a newly minted engineer

Raquel Miera graduated from Loyola University Chicago in May with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering, and in July, she started as an engineering research assistant for the American Dental Association. Before stepping into her first post-grad role, Miera talked with Influential Women in Manufacturing intern Alexandra Ditoro, a current Loyola student, about what inspired...
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2
Aug

How to network more effectively, from the CEO of SWE

What kind of impact can participation in women’s networking events have for attendees? As noted last year in the Harvard Business Review, 78% of attendees surveyed following a women’s networking event said they felt “more optimistic about the future” after attending the event. 71% said they felt “more connected to others.” Conferences and events present...
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