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Creators Wanted: Women MAKE America Panel

October 7, 2022

WEST COLUMBIA, SCAutos Drive America participated in a hybrid in-person and virtual event on October 7, 2022, at 12PM ET with industry experts on the importance of women’s recruitment in modern manufacturing. The event began with a fireside chat from experienced manufacturing leaders on the evolution of the industry, followed by emerging leaders sharing their perspective and insights by highlighting their own experiences navigating their careers.

Our very own Jennifer Safavian, President and CEO of Autos Drive America, participated in this discussion.

Fireside Chat

(Moderator) Carolyn Lee, President, The Manufacturing Institute
Lou Kennedy, CEO, Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Jennifer Safavian, President and CEO, Autos Drive America


Dr. Ashley Daugherty, Chief Scientific Officer, Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Zahira Cepero, Vice President of Validation, Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Kayla Mitchell, Secondary Packaging Machine Operator, Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation