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How to Be an Employer Women Want to Work For
October 24, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Currently, women represent around 30% of the overall manufacturing sector. A significant percentage of women graduating high school and college, or seeking new professional challenges, don’t typically have manufacturing top of mind. There seem to be some common misconceptions about the sector that deter women away from the opportunities available, including:
- Lower pay;
- Dirty, dingy, dark, dull, work environments;
- Work-life imbalances;
- Little to no promotion opportunities;
- Non-fulfilling work that lacks challenging or interesting assignments; and
- Frequent instances of sexual harassment and/or gender bias.
In this presentation, Meaghan Ziemba will provide you with a checklist on how to be an employer women want to work for.
Register soon–limited in-person availability! The event begins on Monday, October 24th at 5:30 p.m. CST with networking. AMA Madison members are free, non-members are $15 which includes beer and food.
Can’t make it in-person? Join us virtually! The virtual presentation begins at 6 p.m. CST. AMA Madison members are free, non-members are only $5.
Many thanks to our Craft Marketing sponsors: Winbound, Garth’s Brew Bar, and Spoken Frame Media!
About the Speaker
Meaghan Ziemba is a technical writer, brand storyteller, and marketer for industrial manufacturers with a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She has been writing for manufacturing since 2008 and hosts a live video broadcast series called Mavens of Manufacturing. The series focuses on women in the sector and its mission is to attract younger generations to join manufacturing or engineering career pathways to help close the skills and gender gaps. Meaghan is a proud wife of a law enforcement officer and mother of three. She enjoys cooking, CrossFit, and a great cup of coffee or glass of whiskey.
Z-Ink Solutions https://z-inksolutions.com/
Mavens of Manufacturing https://mavensofmanufacturing.com/
LinkedIn Personal: https://www.linkedin.com/in/meaghan-ziemba/
LinkedIn Mavens: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mavens-of-manufacturing/
Twitter Mavens: https://twitter.com/MavensofMfg
Twitter Personal: https://twitter.com/MZiemba1215
AMA Madison’s ‘Craft Marketing’ Series
Craft Marketing features a local presenter at a different craft brewery, winery, or spirits establishment in Madison. You’ll have the chance to learn about a wide range of marketing topics while meeting other industry professionals—all while enjoying spirits and light appetizers!
Thanks to our sponsor, Winbound, for curating our speakers and supporting this event.
Thanks to our sponsor, Spoken Frame Media , for recording this event for attendees.
About the Venue
Cozy atmosphere. Educated staff. Remarkable beer. Garth’s Brew Bar opened in 2019 on Monroe St. The bar started from a passion to do good for the people and right by the beer. Learn more at https://www.garthsbrewbar.com/