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Women in Industry

Welcome to our Women in Industry Division page. The division works to see a competitive, diverse and dynamic industry that offers long-term, fulfilling careers where women and men work synergistically.

The Women in Industry Division works to provide easy access to a highly-valued portfolio of learning tools and networking opportunities to support personal growth and career development, and an industry with raised awareness and heightened appreciation for how the differences between women and men can lead to a more integrated, engaged, and successful workforce. 

Division Chair: Heather Jennings, Probiotic Solution

1st Vice Chair: Maja Mejsner, PMP Group

Industry Representative: Beth Cormier, Sappi North America

Immediate Past Chair: Pam Cowan, Pulmac Systems International                     

Mission - Why are we here?
Inspire and support the development of women in the forest products, pulp, paper, tissue, packaging and associated industries by serving as a resource for education and networking opportunities, that result in more women leaders in the industry, fostering overall industry health. 

 
Learn more about the Women in Industry
Division by viewing this brief video.

Vision - What is important to us? 
The Women in Industry will see:

  • A competitive, diverse and dynamic industry that offers long-term, fulfilling careers where women and men work synergistically

  • Easy access to a highly-valued portfolio of learning tools and networking opportunities to support personal growth and career development

  • An industry with raised awareness and heightened appreciation for how the differences between women and men can lead to a more integrated, engaged, and successful workforce


The Committees of the Women in Industry Division work together to encourage men and women to focus on women's issues, volunteer involvement, and developing women leaders in the workplace.

Each year, the Women in Industry Division is proud to provide several awards.

We are proud to provide TAPPI Connect as a centralized, online resource for our members, consultants, and volunteers to network, share knowledge, problem solve, and collaborate.

The Women in Industry Division is proud to offer several webinars designed around the mission and goals of the division.