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Women in Manufacturing

Manufacturing Jobs for Women

Dr. Bill R. Path | Posted 06.02.2014 | College
Dr. Bill R. Path

Even when you tell them about the many high-paying jobs that are available in the manufacturing industry, it is just not a career that they are considering. And of those few high school students who might show an interest, fewer yet would be young women.

WATCH: Filling The Skills Gap In Manufacturing: The Untapped Resource

Posted 05.12.2014 | Impact

Watch Live at 3:15pm-4:30pm EST. Econometric work at the Aspen Institute and elsewhere shows that a main barrier to a strong resurgence in the manu...

Manufacturing Skills Shortages and the Untapped Resource

Thomas J. Duesterberg | Posted 05.11.2014 | Science
Thomas J. Duesterberg

Women are increasingly outperforming men in acquiring advanced skills, but are under-represented in both the manufacturing workforce and in the specialized S.T.E.M. fields most in demand in today's industrial economy.

For Victory: A WWII Pamphlet and a Modern-Day Program Encourage Women in American Manufacturing

Allison Grealis | Posted 12.17.2013 | Business
Allison Grealis

"Women," the pamphlet concludes, "can be trained to do almost any job you've got." On that point, I agree.

Manufacturing: How Women Can Help Spark a Troubled Industry

Karin Lindner | Posted 04.01.2013 | Business
Karin Lindner

How can we change the current misperception that manufacturing is not a career opportunity that women would want to pursue? How can we attract female leadership?