In the guest chair:
Allison Giddens joined us in-studio today to talk about Women in Manufacturing. She has been with Win-Tech for 8 years in various administration roles, which include maintaining documents for aerospace and defense certification known as AS9100.
As a two-year member with the national organization, Women in Manufacturing, she and Rose Martin volunteered to start the Georgia Chapter of Women in Manufacturing, to encourage women’s growth in the manufacturing industry.
“Bringing women into manufacturing brings a whole new perspective to the industry.” -Allison Giddens
Women in Manufacturing is a national organization. “It was formed to encourage more women to get into the industry.” -Allison Giddens
“About 15% of WIM members are college students.” -Allison Giddens withWinTechInc and Co-Chair, GA Chapter of WomeninManufacturing org.
In the headlines:
- Apple’s big announcement happened on schedule yesterday at 1:00PM but the live streaming idea totally didn’t work. It’s a little concerning that they couldn’t get that right.
- The Ice Bucket Challenge raised $108 million for ALS, but could actually get the charity in trouble with charity rating organizations.
- We shared some more on the Atlanta Hawks “racist email” story and guess who is stepping up to defend Bruce Levenson?
- And Home Depot has now confirmed the data breach.