New Digital Work Product!

Connect, Share, Inspire: Voices of Women in Packaging and Processing is designed to help women identify opportunities, recognize obstacles, and navigate a career in manufacturing.


Take advantage of a FREE forum to connect with other women in packaging to share your experiences, discuss your specific challenges and benchmark with your peers.

Access the Video LIbrary


Be sure to check out our video library to watch past presentations from the Packaging & Processing Women's Leadership Network Meetings.

Read New Blog Posts

Check out the latest news for what's happening in the packaging and processing industry for women, including tips, career advice, what to look out for and more by reading out latest blog posts. 

Read the PPWLN e-Newsletter

Check out the most recent PPWLN e-newsletter. 


NEW PODCAST: Changing the Rules of the Game

Neil and Hudson detail her journey from the advertising industry to designing packages as a brand manager for Clairol to executive leadership roles at Pepsi and the NFL. She describes her earliest days when only 1 in 10 in advertising were female and navigating the male-dominated rooms she walked into in the NFL.

Save Your Spot

Come join us as we hear from Manjit Minhas as she shares her powerful story of breaking into this competitive industry and offers valuable advice on conquering obstacles and living your dream life.


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.

Watch a short video about our mission

Save Your Spot Today!
PPWLN Breakfast at PACK EXPO Las Vegas


Register today for the Packaging & Processing Women's Leadership Network (PPWLN)  Breakfast at PACK EXPO Las Vegas Tuesday, Sept. 12 from 7:30–9:00 a.m. and hear from Manjit Minhas. An award-winning entrepreneur, Minhas will share her extraordinary journey of transforming a simple idea into a colossal beer empire. Hailing from Calgary, Alberta, Minhas fearlessly co-founded Minhas Breweries, Distilleries, and Wineries at the age of 19, alongside her brother. Today, their company proudly ranks as the 10th largest brewery in North America.

*To attend, you must be registered for PACK EXPO Las Vegas.

We are excited to share Spanish-language resources and PPWLN activities in Latin America!


El capítulo latinoamericano de la Red de Liderazgo de Mujeres de la Industria de Envasado y Procesamiento (PPWLN, por su sigla en inglés), presenta por primera vez y en español el informe Conecta, Comparte, Inspira: Voces de Mujeres Líderes en Envasado y Procesamiento, un recurso digital útil e innovador elaborado por PMMI, el cual –mediante reflexiones de mujeres líderes– aborda 5 aspectos clave para hacer y consolidar una carrera en la industria: habilidades empresariales, negociación, comunicación, inteligencia emocional y networking. Descarga el informe en español dando clic aquí


Join us on LinkedIn

Join the Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network group on LinkedIn.


women in packaging and processingTo 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.


Dawn Hudson

Changing the Rules of the Game

Hear Dawn Hudson describe her earliest days when only 1 in 10 in advertising were female and navigating the male-dominated rooms she walked into in the NFL.