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Women In Industry 

Welcome to our Women in Industry Division page. The division works to see a competitive, diverse and dynamic industry that offers long-term, fulfilling careers where women and men work synergistically.

The Women in Industry Division works to provide easy access to a highly-valued portfolio of learning tools and networking opportunities to support personal growth and career development, and an industry with raised awareness and heightened appreciation for how the differences between women and men can lead to a more integrated, engaged, and successful workforce.                                                  

Division Chair: Pam Cowan, Pulmac Systems International

1st Vice Chair: Heather Jennings, Probiotic Solution

Industry Representative: Beth Cormier, Sappi North America


Mission - Why are we here?
Inspire and support the development of women in the forest products, pulp, paper, tissue, packaging and associated industries by serving as a resource for education and networking opportunities, that result in more women leaders in the industry, fostering overall industry health. 

 

Vision - What is important to us? 
The Women in Industry will see:

  • A competitive, diverse and dynamic industry that offers long-term, fulfilling careers where women and men work synergistically
  • Easy access to a highly-valued portfolio of learning tools and networking opportunities to support personal growth and career development
  • An industry with raised awareness and heightened appreciation for how the differences between women and men can lead to a more integrated, engaged, and successful workforce 


Nominations are being accepted for the 2019 Woman of the Year! Nominations are due on November 1, 2018. The nomination for is available here. Find more information on the award and past winners here


Technical Committees 
The  Committees  of the Women in Industry Division work together to encourage men and women to focus on women's issues, volunteer involvement, and developing women leaders in the workplace.
 
Awards
Each year, the Women in Industry Division is proud to provide several awards
TAPPI Connect
We are proud to provide  TAPPI Connect  as a centralized, online resource for our members, consultants, and volunteers to network, share knowledge, problem solve, and collaborate.
 
Webinars 
The Women in Industry Division is proud to offer several  webinars  designed around the mission and goals of the division.

 

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