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Women in Geosynthetics Round Table Discussion

Geosynthetics 2021 Virtual Conference

February 25, 2021, 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Moderators: Jordan Wiechmann, Intertape Polymer Group and Jen Miller, Fabricated Geomembrane Institute

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute at the University of Illinois has created a group titled, “Women in Geosynthetics (WIG)” in order to promote the advancement of women in the geosynthetics industry through education, networking and mentoring opportunities. Audience participation is the focus of this highly interactive discussion

The discussion will include, but is not limited to the following points of interest:

–        How can we recruit MORE women into the Geosynthetic Industry?

–        How can we create more opportunities in the industry for women?

–        What types of educational opportunities are out there to educate women throughout the industry?

–        Mentorship Opportunities

Panelists:

Tonya Switalski (Titan Environmental)

Kasia Zamara (Tensar)

Katie Hill (Owens Corning)

Lisa Simms (East Coast Erosion)

Register: https://geosyntheticsconference.com/register/

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