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WOTM supports the creation and advancement of career pathways for women in local manufacturing


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Mission Statement
Women of Today’s Manufacturing (WOTM) is an organization that supports the creation and advancement of career pathways for women in local manufacturing

Strategic Plan

Women of Today’s Manufacturing (WOTM) accomplishes our mission by executing three strategies:

  1. We host educational programs targeted to manufacturing leaders and line workers, providing them with practical knowledge that empowers them to be on the cutting edge of their industry
  2. We provide scholarships to individuals seeking to advance their skills in STEM and manufacturing related fields
  3. We connect with partners throughout the Stateline area to communicate and provide clear career pathways to individuals of all ages that want to pursue a meaningful and fulfilling career in manufacturing

Execution of the Strategic Plan
Women of Today’s Manufacturing (WOTM) has three committees which execute the strategic plan, based on clear annual goals; these committees are the:

  1. Educational programming committee
  2. Scholarship committee
  3. Career pathways

The committees are supported by a Board of Directors and Executive Board which provide assistance in areas including administration and marketing.

  • Brittany Ladd presented WOTM State of Illinois Manufacturing Month Proclaimation

    “Manufacturing is a longstanding pillar of Illinois’ economy,” said Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Director Sean McCarthy. “We are proud to recognize our manufacturing legacy in Illinois and the innumerable contributions manufacturers will make for generations to come.”

    October 2016 – Brittany Ladd - Acting Assistant Director at Illinois Department of Commerce presented WOTM a signed Proclamation declaring October Manufacturing Month.  

    Click here to view the PDF!!

  • WOTM awarded R2OC -Bob Trojan "Make it Loud" Award

    Rock River Off-Season Competition (R2OC) awarded WOTM with the Bob Trojan 'Make it Loud' award at the competition on July 30, 2016. The event was hosted by our local FRC teams: Metal Heads, Winnovation, Flaming Monkeys, Stateline Robotics, and Rockford Robotics.

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