In this episode, Envision RISE’s Staci Hegarty speaks with Allison Grealis, President, Women in Manufacturing Association (WiM) about WiM’s founding and its 10+ year mission of supporting, promoting, and inspiring women in manufacturing careers, as well as the companies that employ them. Staci and Allison discuss:
- The slow nature of culture change and the importance of having allies in your DE&I journey to share resources and best practices for benchmarking
- Recognizing that DE&I is a choice that companies make and how WiM supports inclusive corporate environments
- Advice for companies who recognize DE&I is paramount to their success and are struggling to fill manufacturing roles
- The future of women in manufacturing roles and WiM’s efforts to bring awareness of manufacturing careers to the K-12 population
Learn more about membership and the DE&I task force through the WiM website including their new Hear Her Story podcast.
To connect with us to learn more about how our RISE platform helps companies make a commitment to promote diversity, inclusion, equity and create an environment where your people are empowered to drive change and innovation: https://bit.ly/EnvisionRISE.