The microelectronics industry is in the midst of a workforce crisis that began long before we heard the word: COVID 19. Companies are desperately seeking new young talent while simultaneously trying to retain the workforce they've worked so hard to build. By 2022, it's well understood that a diverse and inclusive workforce improves innovation, productivity, and the bottom line, yet companies in the microelectronics industry struggle to recruit both women and under-represented minorities to fill thousands of open positions.
In this discussion, we will address these challenges head on with some practical advice from the trenches. Each of our panelists bring real-life experience associated with attracting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce, and they are ready to share tips. So come prepared with your questions and leave with actionable items.
Bina Hallman - VP IBM System Client Advocacy and Head of D&I System business
Antoinette Hamilton - Head of DEI at Lam Research
Najwa Khazal - General Manager, Service Technology Centres Americas, Edwards
KT Moore - VP Corporate Marketing at Cadence
Cristina Amon, ITherm
Kimberly Yess, ECTC
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