For the second consecutive week, Saint-Gobain’s Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Award honorees garnered the most reader interest (Saint-Gobain’s Dave and El Kasmi Recognized with Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Awards): “Saint-Gobain recently announced that Neha Dave, business manager of Specialty Materials at Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics, has been named a 2019 STEP Ahead Emerging Leader by The Manufacturing Institute. Additionally, the institute is recognizing Silham El Kasmi, operational director for Saint-Gobain Crystals in France, as a 2019 STEP Ahead Award Honoree. Dave and El Kasmi were recently honored during an Awards Dinner Gala in Washington, D.C. The STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Awards highlight the achievements of real women in manufacturing as part of a larger initiative focused on celebrating women in the industry who are making a difference through advocacy, mentorship, engagement, promotion and leadership.
“‘As we continue to face a skills gap in the industry, Saint-Gobain is committed to building the careers of the women in our company and elevating their unique voice and perspective,’ said Mark Rayfield, CEO of Saint-Gobain North America. ‘We offer resources such as the Women’s Network—an Employee Resource Group—to celebrate diversity and help women with career advancement. We’re proud to see the contributions of Neha and Silham being recognized as leaders at Saint-Gobain.’”
Top 5 Hottest News Stories for April 28 - May 4
- Saint-Gobain’s Dave and El Kasmi Recognized with Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Awards
second week at #1!
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