Women in Manufacturing and Engineering Day

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Women in Manufacturing and Engineering Day

mHUB is proud to host its second annual Women in Manufacturing Day. The event will celebrate and convene influential women making tremendous impact in the manufacturing industry, and empower young women interested in STEM fields to discover new career paths and support their growth in these fields.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM (Central Standard Time)
mHUB Event Space
965 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA Get Directions
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Join us as we bring together female professionals and students in the manufacturing and STEM fields for a half day of celebration with knowledge-sharing, networking and fun!


8:30 AM - 9:00 AM: Event registration and networking

9:00 AM - 9:10 AMWelcome by event hosts and partners

9:10 AM - 10:00 AM: STEM Opens a World of Opportunity with JoAnna Sohovich, Chief Executive Officer, Chamberlain Group

Focus on the sciences has delivered broad career potential and personal growth opportunities for Chamberlain Group CEO, JoAnna Sohovich. Whether you're planning an education, are in your first (or tenth?) role, listen to how STEM can accelerate your career. As a Naval Academy graduate and former U.S. Naval officer, JoAnna's educational roots in engineering and economics built a strong foundation for a career in business and technology. As she transitioned into corporate roles in Six Sigma, operations and general management, technology expertise drove her success. In this interactive session, JoAnna will outline some key moments and decision points in her career and encourage questions from the group.

JoAnna Sohovich is a seasoned leader and C-Suite Executive with GM experience across multiple and diverse manufactured-goods and technology businesses spanning industrial, commercial, residential and consumer end users. She excels at driving innovation and growth for large and complex P&Ls, including technology based transformations. JoAnna presently serves Chamberlain Group (CGI) as Chief Executive Officer, her latest role in a distinguished career that includes prior engagements with Honeywell and Stanley Black & Decker.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Panel Discussion - “Inspiring the Next Generation of Women Manufacturing and Engineering Leaders: What Can the Community Do to Push Women Forward?"

Aneesa Muthana, President, CEO & Co-Owner, Pioneer Service Inc.

Sona Shah, Neopenda, CEO and Co-Founder

Katie Byczek, President, Society of Women Engineers, Chicago Chapter, Program Manager, Navistar

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM: Lunch and networking

11:45 - 12:15 PM: Tours

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM: Building Challenge Collaborative Activity

Women in Manufacturing and Engineering Day

Hosted By mHUB Chicago

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