Business Operations

MI President Carolyn Lee Talks Workforce Development

November 1, 2022

Manufacturers continue to face an alarming workforce shortage—which could result in 2.1 million unfilled jobs by 2030, according to a study by The Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte. The MI—the workforce development and education partner of the NAM—is working hard to…

Business Operations

A Supply Chain Leader Supports Other Women in Manufacturing

October 18, 2023

When Carrie Shapiro began her career as an engineering student at the Georgia Institute of Technology, she didn’t expect to work in manufacturing—but the moment she walked into a manufacturing facility near her school for an interview, she was hooked.…


STEP Ahead Awards Honor Women in Manufacturing

August 1, 2023

The Manufacturing Institute’s 10th annual STEP Ahead Awards took place in Washington, D.C., last week, honoring some of the most impressive and inspiring women in the manufacturing industry today. The Awards are part of the STEP Ahead program, which is…


STEP Ahead Awards Highlight Outstanding Women in Manufacturing

November 9, 2021

Some of the most impressive women in the industry gathered in Washington, D.C., last week for The Manufacturing Institute’s ninth annual STEP Ahead Awards—the first in-person ceremony since the pandemic began. The awards, and the leadership training program that precedes…

Women MAKE Awards to Honor 130 Women for Excellence in Manufacturing

WASHINGTON, D.C., 03/1/23 – Today, the Manufacturing Institute, the workforce development and education partner of the National Association of Manufacturers, announced the 130 recipients of the 2023 Women MAKE Awards, which honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in…