STEP Forward: Advancing Women in Manufacturing

Join us for an all-day career development and networking event targeting female students, Ole Miss alum and industry representatives.

Take the Lead: Act with purpose and emerge re-energized about your future career path!

The Haley Barbour Center for Manufacturing Excellence is collaborating with The Manufacturing Institute—the education and workforce partner of the National Association of Manufacturers—to host an all-day career development and networking event for female students, Ole Miss alum and manufacturing industry representatives. 

Attend the STEP Forward conference to advance manufacturing women. STEP Forward provides women interested in manufacturing careers with an opportunity to hear from industry leaders, connect with their peers, and learn best practices to succeed.

Meet Modern Manufacturing


STEP Forward mobilizes women to act as a catalyst for change within their company and their community. The STEP Forward event culminates with a reception, sharing lessons learned, and offering a personal commitment. Join us for a professional development conference to expand your networks and strengthen career skills to prepare you for the future.


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