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Don’t Leave Talent on the Table: How to Diversify Your Manufacturing Workforce

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Hear from manufacturing leaders and workforce experts on ways to expand your talent pipeline and diversify your workforce.
Date November 4, 2021
2:00pm to 3:00pm

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A looming labor shortage is threatening the manufacturing industry: 2.1 million manufacturing jobs could be unfilled by 2030. Many companies are already having trouble finding skilled workers.

Get ahead of this trend by expanding your recruiting and retention efforts to reach and keep a wider, more diverse population of workers.

Be sure to join the Manufacturers Alliance, JFF, and The Apprenticeship Programs at the State University of New York (SUNY) on November 4 to hear manufacturing leaders and workforce experts share tips and insights about effective ways to expand your talent pipeline and diversify your workforce.

You should register for this event if you are…

  • A manufacturing company executive, HR professional, or hiring manager
  • An educator, intermediary, or workforce development professional interested in advancing diversity in the U.S. manufacturing workforce
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This event has been funded, either wholly or in part, with Federal funds from the Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration under Contract number 1605C2-20-C-0007. The contents of this event do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement of same by the U.S. Government.


Facilitator: Martha Ponge

Director of Apprenticeship, MACNY

Nicholas D’Antonio

Workforce Development Strategist, Lockheed Martin

Beth Dawson

Apprenticeship Program Manager, Manufacturing Works

Paul Myles

Sr. Manager, Gov. Workforce Development and Training Programs, Magna International Inc.