women in making 3D printing

By On Tue, February 2, 2016 · 3D Printing, News, SocietyAdd Comment

Carbon3D is not just forward considering in terms of its approach to 3D printing, reflected in its ultra-fast CLIP innovation announced last year. The Silicon Valley startup is in addition forward considering when it comes to social progress, revealing the commence of a San Francisco community chapter of the Women in Manufacturing™ (WiM) group.

With 500 participants, Women in Manufacturing™is a national association devoted to assisting and promoting women in the making industry. Together, the group focuses on networking, sharing information, and ability enhancement through events, mentoring, sponsorship programs, and additional. Business development manager at Carbon, Dana McCallum, can direct WiM California. McCallum boasts a history in making, initiating her experience in injection molding and 3D printing, as well as serving as vice president on the board for the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG). McCallum says of the new California chapter, “I am honored to be a part of the commence for the WiM California Chapter. I am a true believer in WiM’s purpose and have a passion for making as well as networking, so it is amazing to have the opportunity to bring women in California together.”

The WiM California Chapter can kick off its initially event at Carbon 3D’s headquarters in Redwood City, California on Monday, February 22, 2016, of 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. There, WiM participants and other women in the making industry can have a accident to network. WiM President Allison Grealis can host the event, while Milo Werner, Director of New Product Introduction Operations at Fitbit, can be the keynote speaker.

WiM president Allison Grealis comments, “We are thrilled to commence our initially chapter on the West Coast. As a expanding national organization, we aspire to some day have a community chapter in each say and our WiM California Chapter is another step towards this goal. Women across the country are seeking an industry assist network and I’m proud which Women in Manufacturing is fulfilling this need.”

To attend the event, register here. If you are interested in broadening the WiM network, you can contact Kristin Moore at 216-503-5700 or [email protected] to start your own chapter.

Michael Molitch-Hou

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