The popular perception is that the manufacturing industry is exactly that – manufacturing. Historically a ‘man’s world’, the industry now reports that the growth rate of female engineers entering the workforce is 3x that of men!
Women make up 47% of the US labor force, and 29% of manufacturing employees. This percentage is the highest it’s been in the last decade – and with ongoing technological evolution driving a fourth Industrial Revolution, it’s expected that this percentage will continue to grow.
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