The Manufacturing Institute is pleased to present Women Connect: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace, a virtual event designed to guide you through the process of cultivating psychological safety in your workplace.
What is psychological safety?
Psychological safety is the belief that you can take risks, put forward ideas, ask questions, and challenge the status quo without facing ridicule or retaliation (Dr. Michele Nealon, Psy.D. President, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology).
What can attendees expect to learn?
This session will feature an expert in the field of psychology and mental health who will:
- Review the benefits of psychological safety
- Illustrate how to name and model psychological safety as a priority
- Guide attendees through the process of how organizations can cultivate psychological safety
- Demonstrate how to welcome diverse contributions, encourage learning, and invite challenges & critiques
About Women Connect
The Manufacturing Institute, the education and workforce partner of the NAM, drives programs and research to promote modern manufacturing and jumpstart new approaches to growing manufacturing talent. The mission of the Women MAKE America initiative is to showcase existing female talent in the industry, as well as best practices for companies to close the skills gap by attracting, retaining, and advancing women in manufacturing.
The Women Connect (formerly STEP Forward) program is designed to address challenges, build networks, drive collective thinking around increasing manufacturing career opportunities, explore opportunities and bridge the skills gap in our local communities. By providing companies with the tools to support women in their careers, we can help inspire the next generation of talent to pursue careers in the industry.
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