Welcoming More Women to Your Workforce

IndustryWeek has spotlighted some of the challenges facing women who pursue careers in the skilled trades, including at manufacturing firms. According to the American Welding Society, just 5% of welders are women.

Workforce leaders note that by adding women to their workforce, employers are encouraging younger women and teens to consider careers in the trades. If a company’s senior management prioritizes gender inclusivity in the workplace, the sentiment will “trickle down” to the employees and HR, experts say. 7/18/2023