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Two women won an award on March 6, 2018 from The Manufacturing Institute. One of these woman is a project manager, the other is an account director. This was a women in manufacturing specific award. Women are statistically underrepresented in the manufacturing labor force. That’s what the larger “STEP Ahead” initiative seeks to address. Two spokespeople from Johson Controls reiterated the need for good women manufacturing role models. Johnson controls has been doing a lot of diversity efforts in the past few years.

Key Takeaways:

  • Two employees from Johnson Controls will receive the 2018 women in manufacturing STEP Ahead Award.
  • The STEP Ahead programs initiative promotes the role and the recognition of women in the manufacturing industry.
  • Johnson Controls has been strongly committed to increasing development, representation, inclusion, and advancement of women in STEM fields.

“Having successful role models is absolutely critical in helping our industry attract and retain more women in STEM positions.”

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