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Regional Networking Event in Newport News, VA – June 6

  • 1.  Regional Networking Event in Newport News, VA – June 6

    Posted 05-08-2019 11:35
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    Hampton Roads, VA – STEP Forward is heading your way on June 6!

    Join us in Newport News June 6th for STEP Forward: Hampton Roads, a networking event to address the gender gap in manufacturing and empower attendees to become leaders in their community!

    STEP Forward is a regional networking series that takes elements of the national STEP Ahead initiative out into local communities.

    Sponsored by Arconic Foundation, STEP Forward: Hampton Roads will be held at the Newport News Marriott at City Center on Thursday, June 6 from 5 – 7 pm and will kickoff with a networking reception followed by a panel discussion focused on how to attract and retain women in the industry to mitigate the talent gap. Join us at this networking event to jumpstart new approaches to growing manufacturing talent!

    Please feel free to share this invitation with your company and networks, we would love to include you in this regional event to advance #MFGwomen! There is no cost to attend, and complimentary light fare and beverages will also be provided.

    Click here to register.

    Hope to see you there!



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    Serena Wong
    Manager, Women's Engagement
    The Manufacturing Institute
    Washington DC
    202-637-3166
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  • 2.  RE: Regional Networking Event in Newport News, VA – June 6

    Posted 06-03-2019 11:01
    Have You Registered Yet?

    This week, the Manufacturing Institute is leading a STEP Forward event in Newport News, VA on June 6, sponsored by the Arconic Foundation and United Scrap Metal. The event will feature a reception and panel discussion of industry leads to discover strategies on how to best lead and adapt working cultures where women can thrive.

    STEP Forward Hampton Roads
    Thursday, June 6
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

    Featured Panelists:
    • Audra Butler, National Managing Director of Sales, United Scrap Metal, Inc.
    @Kelli Gilliam, Welding Apprentice Craft Instructor/Foreman, Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding
    • Jasmine Price, Continuous Improvement Lead, Arconic
    • Schwanzetta Williams, Director of Talent Acquisition, Smithfield Foods, Inc.

    Click here to register.

    Event Location:
    Newport News Marriott at City Center
    740 Town Center Drive
    Newport News, VA 23606


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    Serena Wong
    Associate, Industry Partnerships
    The Manufacturing Institute
    Washington DC
    202-637-3166
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