Women And Manufacturing 16 results

Navigating the “Good Ol’ Boy” Manufacturing Culture

 Women are often still the minority in manufacturing environments, and it can be a challenge to effectively fit in when you feel stereotyped. This in-depth chat by WAM host Andrea Olson with Desiree Grace, Vice President of Channel Development and Operations of the Utility division at Eaton Corporation examines real-world manufacturing cultures, how to establish rapport with your peers and ...

One Woman’s Inspiring Journey To Become A Manufacturing Leader

On our second episode Hosts Linda Rigano and M. L. Peck welcome Beverly Gaskin to Women And Manufacturing. From her first job in manufacturing as a Floor Supervisor at General Motors through her stint as Executive Vice President of Supply Management at Rolls Royce to her current position as Global Purchasing Supply Chain Executive Director for General Motors, follow Ms. Gaskin’s incredible ...

Episode 210: Anna Hess – One Of The Original “Rosie The Riveters”

Our premier episode features a true pioneer for women and manufacturing. Anna Hess is one of the original "Rosie the Riveters" - women who took to the factories during World War 2 in jobs that were traditionally held by men. With most of the workforce off to war, women like Anna played a crucial role in the war effort by working factory jobs manufacturing the machines that would ultimately ...