Advancing the development, influence, and inclusion
of women within the industrial channel.
Foster a sustainable network of engaged professional women leveraging expertise and relationships, focused on the development of women leaders.
What is Women in Industry?
Originally founded as Women Industrial Supply Executives (W.I.S.E.) in 2012, the network has evolved into Women in Industry as it expands its reach within the industry and channel offering educational and networking opportunities for women at all levels within member companies.
The network delivers the annual Women in Industry Summit and other projects that support its Mission. Women engaged in the network will expand their professional and personal development that will make a difference in your company. Formal and informal networking will build connections within the industry.
Volunteers from ISA companies are welcome to contribute and can fill out their interest in supporting Women in Industry via the online form below.
Women in Industry
2021 Virtual Summit
The Women in Industry virtual summit will be open to women at all levels within the industrial supply channel. The event offers educational opportunities for personal and professional development along with formal and informal networking designed to build your connections within the industry.
October 26-27, 2021
An Inspiring Women Leaders Interview Series
Beyond the Bio is a new ISA interview series highlighting women leaders from the industrial supply channel. Hear the story behind the public profile of different women navigating their careers in the channel. During these open and casual interviews, female leaders will share their experience, advice, and insights helping other women navigate the industry to unleash their full potential.
Beyond the Bio: Episode 1
Watch the Interview
An Interview with Jayshree Seth, Corporate Scientist & Chief Science Advocate at 3M
Get real with Jayshree Seth, Corporate Scientist & Chief Science Advocate with 3M, during this inaugural episode of Beyond the Bio. Hear about Jayshree’s fascinating background and professional journey from growing up in India surrounded by STEM professionals to her 28-year career with 3M from an intern to now a Corporate Scientist & Chief Science Advocate who holds 72 patents for a variety of innovations.
She’ll discuss the importance of bringing your whole self to what you do every day and staying authentic to your style. She’ll talk through the mosaic of people in her life who have helped shape her career and how all this and more fosters the delivery of innovation. She’ll also share her thoughts on the importance of diversity, how we need to close the confidence gap, and the power of doing for purpose.
Upcoming Women in Industry Events
Need more info? Contact Donna Benner at email@example.com
Women in Industry Network News
Women in Industry Leadership Committee
Molly LangdonChair Stellar Industrial Supply V.P. Customer Experience Contact
Miriam MetcalfeDormer Pramet Marketing Manager Contact
Lori MataSaint-Gobain Abrasives Director, Industrial Distribution Contact
Kristin Kraai-KeelyLineDrive Portfolio Management VP Contact
Jennifer HawkinsWeiler Abrasives Group Director of Sales-West Region Contact
Stephanie HudziakDurrie Sales Division Coordinator Contact
Donna BennerStaff Champion ISA Vice President of Operations Contact
Interested in joining our group of volunteers?
Submit your application of interest.
Interested individuals must be employed by a member company and are willing to volunteer their time, knowledge and experience to help ISA lead the Channel Forward®.