MASC Meeting - Women In Manufacturing

04/09/2019 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM ET
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Manufacturers, educators, business and community leaders interested in the health and vitality of the manufacturing sector.



Join the EDC's Manufacturers Association of Florida’s Space Coast (MASC) Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 3:30 PM as we focus on Women In Manufacturing. Women represent U.S. manufacturing’s largest pool of untapped talent.  While totaling 47% of the US labor force, women only represent 29% of the manufacturing workforce.

Learn best practices for advancing women in manufacturing from keynote presenter Sarah Theiler, Collins Aerospace. Participate in the dialogue as we discuss the challenges and opportunities of hiring women for the production floor with our manufacturing HR panel featuring:

  • Jennifer Dickson, Director of HR, Merritt Island Boat Works/Ocean Alexander
  • Bonnie Hughes, Manager of HR for Hydro Precision Tubing
  • Pati Lambert, HR and Office Manager, Richard’s Paint Manufacturing
  • Kalen Krim, President, United Space Coast Cables

This event is held in partnership with Eastern Florida State College at the Cocoa Campus.

About the Keynote Speaker:

Sarah Theiler, Pr. Program Manager, Navigation Systems, Collins Aerospace

Sarah started her career as an Industrial Engineer at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Since then she has held multiple individual contributor and leadership positions in Operations and Supply Chain Management. Sarah moved from Decorah, Iowa in 2015 where she was the Plant Manager to Melbourne, Florida to lead the Eastern Region of North America and Asia Pacific Supply Chain Quality team. She is currently managing several product lines for the commercial aerospace market as a Program Manager out of Melbourne, Florida. Sarah earned her Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University and her Masters in Business Administration from the University of Iowa.



Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Registration: 3:15 PM

Program: 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM     



Eastern Florida State College, Cocoa Campus

Building 11, Community Dining Room

1519 Clearlake Rd.

Cocoa, FL 32922

Open Campus Map Here.



MASC Member - Complimentary

Non-MASC Member - $15


Business casual

Registration Deadline:

Registrations are to be made by 5pm Monday, April 8, 2019. Space is limited.      

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