STEP Forward: Austin

Thursday, 07/26/2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


The Manufacturing Institute and Arconic Foundation are pleased to present Science, Technology, Engineering, & Production (STEP) Forward: Austin, a networking event targeted to advance women in manufacturing.

STEP Forward is part of the Institute’s larger STEP Ahead initiative to empower women in manufacturing. The STEP Forward networking series is designed to provide attendees an opportunity to discuss best practices and solutions to attract and retain women in the industry.

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception
Join us for a networking reception before this engaging forum. Complimentary beverages and light fare will be provided.

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Panel Discussion
This panel will feature key industry leaders to discover strategies on how best to lead and adapt working cultures where women can thrive.
Panelists include:

  • Melissa Debowski, Sr. Director of Talent Management & Talent Acquisition, Air Liquide
  • Darcie Durham, Senior Director - National Strategy and Engagement, The Boeing Company 
  • Laurie Markoe, Vice President of Energy and Additive Manufacturing, Arconic 
  • Latricia Smith, Director of Strategic Talent Solutions, AT&T 
  • Moderator: AJ Jorgenson, AVP, Strategic Engagement, The Manufacturing Institute 

  • We would be delighted to count you and your colleagues among our group of leaders at this event. From the C-Suite to the factory floor, it is together that we can take the next STEP Forward.

    Event Location
    Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt
    605 Davis Street
    Austin, TX 78701

    Contact Info
    AJ Jorgenson

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