Why a career in manufacturing is a great choice for women
Manufacturing has made strides when it comes to adding women to its ranks, but there’s still a fairly significant gender gap. In this article, two women in the industry offer their perspective on why building a career in manufacturing was the right move for them, and offer advice to others starting out.
An emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education is helping prepare young women for jobs in manufacturing, but it’s just one piece of the puzzle. Another key piece is getting the message out that manufacturing offers a variety of opportunities from the shop floor to the C-Suite.