Over 120 women (and men) attended our networking breakfast at ProFood Tech. Check back for video highlights from our event.


Leverage Your Self-Power from the Inside Out

Diane Wilhelm, chief engineer advanced manufacturing, Harley-Davidson Motor Company shares how her military career is an example of how to succeed in a male-dominated field.

7 Steps to Advance Your Career

By Tana Utley

Watch Tana Utley's 7 dance steps on how to advance your career.

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Join the #PPWLN Facebook group and LinkedIn group to connect with other women in Packaging & Processing.


The Packaging & Processing Women's Leadership Network serves to recruit, retain and advance women's careers in packaging and processing. We do this through online and in-person events, information-sharing and networking. Join the Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network group on LinkedIn to connect with peers and learn about upcoming events.


PMMI Women's Leadership Network

Our next networking event, Exploring New Territory, will take place at PACK EXPO Las Vegas on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 a.m.. Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman to ever go to space, will shine a spotlight on her four space missions and her time as the second female director of NASA's Johnson Space Center, where she led the human space flight enterprise. Stay tuned for registration details.  


Empowering Women in Manufacturing: A conversation with industry executives

In the first video of a five-part series, Carol O'Neil, group president, Packaging, Barry-Wehmiller; Hugh Roddy, vice president, Global Engineering & Project Management, Chobani and AJ Jorgenson, AVP, Manufacturing Institute (non-profit affiliate of NAM) discuss the importance of changing the mindset around manufacturing and promoting the value of careers in this industry – especially to children and their parents.

Stay tuned for more highlights from PPWLN’s recent event at PACK EXPO International.


Join the Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network group on LinkedIn.