STEP Forward: Milwaukee

The Manufacturing Institute and Harley-Davidson are pleased to present Science, Technology, Engineering, & Production (STEP) Forward: Milwaukee, 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.

4:30 – 5:00 p.m. Welcome Remarks

Join us for a networking reception before this engaging forum. Complimentary beverages and light fare will be provided.

5:00 – 5:45 p.m. Industry Panel

Covering a range of topics, from work-life balance to the perception of manufacturing, this panel will feature key industry leaders to discuss best practices and solutions to attract and retain #MFGwomen.

  • Patricia Miller, CEO, MATRIX 4, Inc.
  • Delia Noblecilla, Director, Global Supply Chain Project Management Office, MillerCoors
  • Becky Tallon, Engineering Director – Water Treatment, A.O. Smith Corporation
  • Diane Wilhelm, Chief Engineer Advanced Manufacturing, Harley-Davidson Motor Company

5:45 – 6:30 p.m. POLITICO Women Rule Interview

Women Rule editorial director and POLITICO Playbook co-author, Anna Palmer, will sit with Julie Ragland, Chair of the Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee to highlight the opportunities for women in manufacturing.

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Networking Reception

Join us for a networking reception before this engaging forum. Complimentary beverages and light fare will be provided.

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.