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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.

Lisa Propati

Career and Personal Roadmap Interview with Lisa Propati, Vice President and General Manager of WLS

Published on July 30, 2021

Lisa Propati is the General Manager of the WLS division of ProMach. ProMach is a family of best-in-class processing and packaging solution brands serving manufacturers of all sizes and geographies in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, and household and industrial goods industries.


Building a Business Strategy for Success in Challenging Times – Why Women are Uniquely Well Suited for the Task

Published on April 26, 2021

This past year has caused more upheaval in all areas of life than most of us have ever seen before, but I can assure you that as women business leaders, we are uniquely well-suited to navigate our companies through times of uncertainty and achieve success in a landscape that is still changing (and will continue to change).

Lisa Barrieau

Emerging Leaders Voices: Ballet to Business

Published on March 3, 2021

Finding one’s career path is never as typical or straight forward as it may seem and I am always quite fascinated to see how people find themselves working in certain positions and industries. I have started to learn that there are many transferable skills in our world, allowing people to cross over into various careers that may not seem as predictable or obvious, but end up being the career match made in heaven!


Gender Parity in the Workplace

Published on February 27, 2020

There has been a lot of discussion lately on gender parity in the workplace. Thanks to Melinda Gates who has committed one billion to promote gender equality by supporting programs and policies that expand women’s power and influence and with the release of the latest McKinsey report.