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Four Pillars of WiM-Virginia
WiM-Virginia is dedicated to supporting, promoting and inspiring women who are pursuing or have chosen a career in the manufacturing industry. Our Leadership Council is made up of representatives from Virginia Manufacturers Association member companies, including AdvanSix, Alliance Engineering, Altria, Ashland, Evonik, kaleo, Newport News Shipbuilding, Philip Morris USA, and Stihl, responsible for programming oversight in four key areas: Mentoring, Professional & Youth Outreach, Professional Development, Events and Community Engagement. We are the Virginia state affiliate of Women in Manufacturing®.
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KIMBERLY NOONAN, VMA - Executive Director
Brenda Clarke, ITAC - Chair
Bridget Bender, Altria - Vice Chair
Courtney Addison, STIHL- Mentoring Pillar Co-Lead
Elizabeth Miller, PMUSA – Mentoring Pillar Co-lead
Kerry McAvoy, One Environmental Group - Professional Development Pillar Co-Lead
Adair Maynard, AdvanSix – Professional Development Pillar Co-lead
Alaina Bowen, Dupont – Events & Community Engagement Pillar Co-lead
Zaysha Montgomery, BWXT – Youth Outreach Pillar Co-Lead
Sarah Karalus, Westrock – Youth Outreach Pillar Co-lead
Katrina Gilbert, NNS - Events & Community Engagement Pillar Co-Lead
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Women in Manufacturing – Stronger Together.
View the WiM-Virginia page on the Women in Manufacturing® national website.