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Check out the latest news for what's happening in the packaging and processing industry for women, including tips, career advice, what to look out for and more.

International Women’s Day
Reflecting on the PPWLN on International Women’s Day

Published on March 8, 2019

March 8th is International Women’s Day! Today we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.  Today is all about unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy and action – both globally and at a local level.

Lisa and Gina
Sisters Making Their Mark on Packaging and Processing

Published on February 11, 2019

At the 2018 PMMI Annual Meeting, ten emerging leaders were honored with On the Rise Awards, an inaugural program honoring young professionals for their leadership potential and daily efforts in the packaging and processing industry. Half of the award winners consisted of young women – and two of these women are sisters, who experienced very different journeys before ending up in the same industry.

Women's Leadership Network
Why Women Make Great Leaders

Published on August 27, 2018

Whether driven by nature or nurture, women and men have different leadership styles. Research repeatedly shows that female leaders demonstrate traits including collaboration, nurturing and empathy while male leaders tend to be more decisive, focused and better networkers. The challenge is what to do with these generalizations.