The Packaging & Processing Women's Leadership Network serves to recruit, retain and advance women's careers in packaging and processing. We do this through online and in-person events, information-sharing and networking. Join the Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network group on LinkedIn to connect with peers and learn about upcoming events.
The PPWLN networking breakfast at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2023 was a success with a standing-room only crowd there to hear how Manjit Minhas thrived in a male-dominated industry at just 19, when she co-founded Minhas Breweries, and became the world's youngest brewery owner. Today, it is the 10th largest brewery in North America.
Now you can watch highlights right here from this insightful conversation about her professional journey.
To demonstrate how far modern manufacturing has come and the need for diversity in the industry, PMMI’s Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network (PPWLN) has an ongoing program in place that connects multiple generations of women currently in the industry or interested in learning more.
Now, PPWLN and the OpX Leadership Network have teamed up to deliver an easy to access digital resource that outlines five core characteristics that will help women navigate a career in manufacturing. In the following pages you will hear from subject matter experts in the areas of business acumen, negotiation, communication, emotional intelligence, and networking. You will also be inspired by the stories of women leaders who reflect on their personal experiences, offering advice to others entering the manufacturing and packaging industries.
Minhas discusses her journey, from building a thriving business empire to navigating the intricacies of work-life integration. She shares invaluable insights on negotiation, overcoming imposter syndrome, and finding the courage to take risks.