About the Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame

About the Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame

The Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame seeks to recognize women who have made, or are making, renowned contributions to the manufacturing industry regarding efforts to support, promote and inspire women in manufacturing. Nominees should currently have (or had, if retired) an established, long-standing career in industry and well documented efforts in support, promoting, and inspiring women in manufacturing.

Since it’s inception in 2020, 24 trailblazing women in manufacturing have been inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Nomination Selection Process:

The Women in Manufacturing Education Foundation will be accepting nominations for the Hall of Fame beginning on December 15, 2021, through June 15, 2022. Once nominations are closed, each submission is closely evaluated by a selection panel which includes industry leaders who also serve on the Foundation’s Executive Committee.

Nominators and Inductees will be notified in July 2022 following the selection process.

*Note: Only one candidate per company will be selected. With this in mind, we strongly recommend each company arrive at one nomination for submission.

Nomination Criteria:

  • 20+ years of manufacturing executive experience
  • Demonstrated advocacy of womens advancement and opportunities within their company and industry
  • Been a spokesperson for manufacturing and the opportunities available for women in the industry
  • Demonstrated history of participation in activities that inspire future women in manufacturing through one or more of the following opportunities: mentoring, panel participation, speaking engagements, and participation in women’s organizations

Inductee Recognition:

Inductees will be recognized at an Induction Ceremony & Gala on October 12, 2022, in Atlanta, GA following the WiM SUMMIT.

Inductees of the Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame are recognized in a variety of ways, including via the channels and opportunities listed below.

  • Recognition during the Ceremony and Gala on October 12, 2022, in Atlanta, GA and virtually during and following the event
  • Inclusion in nationally distributed press release celebrating the 2022 class of inductees
  • Year-round recognition in virtual Hall of Fame located at www.WiMEF.org
  • Custom-made award to celebrate this special achievement presented during the Ceremony and Gala
  • Inclusion in listing of inductees in the SUMMIT and Hall of Fame event programs

Additional recognition opportunities are available for purchase, including:

  • Official WiM Hall of Fame Inductee plaque
  • Opportunity for Inductee to give 5-minute address at 2023 Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony & Gala
  • 4 complimentary registrations to the 2023 Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony & Gala
  • Congratulatory ad in the SUMMIT and Hall of Fame programs
  • Award winner logo custom-made for website and e-mail signature
  • Access and ability to customized WiM media PR kit to announce honor to press outlets
  • Framed certificate of award

For questions regarding the Hall of Fame, please contact Lisa Tarcy at ltarcy@womeninmfg.org.