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WiM Massachusetts | EMPOWER 2023: Development for New Growth
October 13 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
WiM Massachusetts presents
Development for New Growth
Friday, October 13, 2023
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET
This event will be a hybrid experience!
Register to join us virtually or in-person.
Please note: Plant tours are included with in-person registration only and closed toe shoes are required.
529 Pleasant St.
Attleboro, MA 02703
Cost to Attend:
WiM Member – In-person = $20
WiM Member – Virtual = $10
Nonmember – In-person = $30
Nonmember – Virtual = $15
Get ready for Women in Manufacturing Massachusetts 5th annual EMPOWER Conference: “Development for New Growth”. In person or virtually, join us Friday morning, October 13, 2023 to meet, connect and be inspired by speakers from industry leading companies including New Balance Athletics, Amazon Robotics, Dell, ReciBioPharm, Sensata Technologies and Evident Industrial. And special thanks to our host, Sensata Technologies, a plant tour will wrap up the morning! We know you will leave more connected, energized and inspired. Register and save your seat today.
8:00 a.m – 8:30 a.m. | Guest Check-in & Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. | Welcome – Jennifer LEAVITT, Senior Process Engineer, INSIGHTS, Sensata Technologies
8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. | Opening Remarks – Valentina VIDEVA, VPGM North America Automotive Business, Sensata Technologies
9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. | Guest Speaker – Pavel PAYANO, State Senator, Massachusetts
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Operational Excellence | How & Lessons Learned – Erika McCLOSKY, Director of Manufacturing and Technical Operations, Amazon Robotics
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. | Group Photo & Refreshment Break
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. | Transformational Business Culture | Changing Work Environments – Raye WENTWORTH, Director of Made Manufacturing, New Balance Athletics, Inc.
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | Panel Discussion: Don’t Just Lean In – Be Disruptive! – Moderated by Pat KENT, General Manager, DELL | Storage Solutions & Manufacturing Operations.
Our panelists include Bonnie PERKINS, Senior Director of Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement, ReciBioPharm, Raye WENTWORTH, Director of Made Manufacturing, and Alice MARTINS, Vice President / General Manager – Industrial Solutions Business, Sensata Technologies
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Closing Remarks – Karen SMITH, Division President, Evident Industrial
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Plant Tours, Hosted by Sensata Technologies