26
Feb

11 women in STEM you need to know

In a recent article for TNW, author Cara Curtis lists TNW’s editorial picks for the top 11 women in STEM in 2018. You’ve heard it a million times before — in the science, technology, engineering, and math industries, women are still grossly underrepresented. Currently, women are only nine percent of IT leaders around the world....
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6
Feb

Gender diversity is good for business

When Putman Media launched the Influential Women in Manufacturing recognition program last year, we editors were all keenly aware of much-talked-about statistics about the U.S. manufacturing industry’s projected workforce shortage. According to Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute’s 2018 Manufacturing Skills Gap study, U.S. manufacturers could face a shortfall of 2.4 million workers by 2028. It’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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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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