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Study: Women Are Becoming More Positive About Manufacturing Careers

Employers and educators have made measureable progress over the past two years in attracting, recruiting, and retaining women to work in the manufacturing industry. But, as a recent study by Deloitte, the Manufacturing Institute, and APICS shows, a great …
Employers and educators have made measureable progress over the past two years in attracting, recruiting, and retaining women to work in the manufacturing industry. But, as a rece… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/study-women-are-becoming-more-positive-about-manufacturing-careers/

Leadership Development Is a Key Theme at Women in Manufacturing Summit

More women in key manufacturing leadership positions would help companies improve their business performance, including decision-making and even profitability and shareholder value, panelists at the 6th Women in Manufacturing Summit said..
More women in key manufacturing leadership positions would help companies improve their business performance, including decision-making and even profitability and shareholder valu… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/leadership-development-key-theme-women-manufacturing-summit/

Women in Manufacturing Conference Attendees Urged to Take Risks, Have Greater Confidence

Last week’s Women in Manufacturing Summit in Minneapolis revealed concerns among attendees that the role of women in industry is not what it should be, that women are not only under-represented but also viewed and judged differently than their male counte…
I travelled to Minneapolis last week to participate in the fifth annual conference of Women in Manufacturing (WiM), an organization that is dedicated to inspiring women in industr… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/women-manufacturing-conference-attendees-urged-take-risks-have-greater-confidence/

Women in Manufacturing: Leading the Way

Manufacturing has traditionally been a male-dominated field, but that doesn’t mean that women can’t—and haven’t—been able to work their way to leadership positions in some of today’s top manufacturing organizations. At the Manufacturing Leadership Summit…
Manufacturing has traditionally been a male-dominated field, but that doesn’t mean that women can’t—and haven’t—been able to work their way to leadership positions in some of  tod… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/blog/women-manufacturing-leading-way/

Women In Manufacturing: Women Now On The Boards Of All Britain’s Leading Manufacturers

It would be foolish to say that the manufacturing industry is close to shedding its traditional male-dominated image, but there are clear signs of progress in one of Europe’s largest manufacturing powerhouses in the U.K.
Popular Discussions It would be foolish to say that the manufacturing industry is close to shedding its traditional male-dominated image, but there are clear signs of progress i… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/women-manufacturing-women-now-boards-all-britains-leading-manufacturers/

Women In Manufacturing: Closing The Gender Gap

A number of initiatives are now underway to help recognize and promote the valuable contributions women are making to the manufacturing sector and to encourage more women to enter the manufacturing profession.
Popular Discussions The important role of women in manufacturing is an issue that the Manufacturing Leadership Council has highlighted many times over the last few years, most r… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/women-manufacturing-closing-gender-gap/

Globalization Presents a Challenge for Women Seeking to Rise in Manufacturing

It’s never been easy for women seeking to rise to leadership roles in manufacturing. Manufacturing, in many respects, has been a male-dominated culture, and women say they struggle to find role models and mentors. But globalization and widespread outsour…
Popular Discussions It’s never been easy for women seeking to rise to leadership roles in manufacturing. Manufacturing, in many respects, has been a male-dominated culture… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/globalization-presents-challenge-women-seeking-rise-manufacturing/

Why Aren’t Manufacturers Hiring More Women?

Despite the U.S. manufacturing sector helping to lead economic recovery and adding over half a million new jobs over the last three years, the number of women in U.S. manufacturing employment has actually fallen by 18,000 over the same period.
Popular Discussions Despite the U.S. manufacturing sector helping to lead economic recovery and adding over half a million new jobs over the last three years, the number of wome… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/why-arent-manufacturers-hiring-more-women/

Arab Spring For Saudi Women In Manufacturing?

At one time, Saudi Arabian traditions prevented women from entering many industrial sectors at all. But as the Arab Spring continues its impact across the region, the times are changing for Saudi Arabian women too.
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A girls-eye view of the Manufacturing Executive Summit

This morning in my local paper* there was an article about why more women are not entering the field of engineering in spite of mentoring and awareness programs at universities.
A girls-eye view of the Manufacturing Executive Summit this week Marie Gervais, Global Leadership Associates This morning in my local paper* there was an article about why m… http://wiki.gilcommunity.com/discussion/girls-eye-view-manufacturing-executive-summit/

Are There Women In Your Manufacturing Boardroom? Why Not?

Three major US manufacturing companies - Coca Cola, Procter and Gamble and Kraft - will be honored with special awards next month for "driving the transformation of the boardroom, corporate strategy, and shared value', and where highly-talented women are …
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