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Advancing the development, influence, and inclusion
of women within the industrial channel.

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The Mission


Foster a sustainable network of engaged professional women leveraging expertise and relationships, focused on the development of women leaders.

Women in Industry
2021 Hybrid Summit

The Women in Industry hybrid summit will be open to women at all levels within the industrial supply channel. The event offers educational opportunities for personal and professional development along with formal and informal networking designed to build your connections within the industry.

October 25-27, 2021
Virtual & in-person registration options
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An Inspiring Women Leaders Interview Series



Beyond the Bio is a new ISA interview series highlighting women leaders from the industrial supply channel. Hear the story behind the public profile of different women navigating their careers in the channel. During these open and casual interviews, female leaders will share their experience, advice, and insights helping other women navigate the industry to unleash their full potential.

Beyond the Bio: Episode 1

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An Interview with Jayshree Seth, Corporate Scientist & Chief Science Advocate at 3M


Get real with Jayshree Seth, Corporate Scientist & Chief Science Advocate with 3M, during this inaugural episode of Beyond the Bio. Hear about Jayshree’s fascinating background and professional journey from growing up in India surrounded by STEM professionals to her 28-year career with 3M from an intern to now a Corporate Scientist & Chief Science Advocate who holds 72 patents for a variety of innovations.

She’ll discuss the importance of bringing your whole self to what you do every day and staying authentic to your style. She’ll talk through the mosaic of people in her life who have helped shape her career and how all this and more fosters the delivery of innovation. She’ll also share her thoughts on the importance of diversity, how we need to close the confidence gap, and the power of doing for purpose.

October 1, 2021 at 11:00 AM ET

Registration is free and limited to ISA Members only.

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Women in Industry Leadership Committee

Cathy Pendrick

Quality Mill Supply Co. Inc. Customer Service Director Contact

Marisol Fernandez

W.I.S.E. Network Chair Bunzl USA VP Category Management, Safety Contact

Gail Ludewig

Communications Chair TotalWorks Inc. President Contact

Jill Raper-Marshman

Networking Chair Quality Mill Supply Co. Inc. Eastern Territory Manager Contact

Kathleen Durbin

W.I.S.E. Advisory Committee Chair General Industrial Tool & Supply, Inc. CEO Contact

Lori Mata

Membership Chair Saint-Gobain Abrasives Manager National Accounts & Contracts Contact

Molly Langdon

Engagement Chair Stellar Industrial Supply V.P. Customer Experience Contact

Sandy Johns

Governance and Planning Chair Milwaukee Tool National Account Manager Contact

Brendan Breen

Staff Champion ISA Director of Operations Contact

Interested in joining our group of volunteers?

Submit your application of interest.

Interested individuals must be employed by a member company and are willing to volunteer their time, knowledge and experience to help ISA lead the Channel Forward®.

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