KAM CEO’s Brief | 29th September 2017

Women In Manufacturing to Develop Policies Towards Addressing Skills Gap

Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) together with UN Women today held the third Women in Manufacturing Forum themed ‘Why gender inclusivity is smart business’ targeting women entrepreneurs, business owners and leaders in the manufacturing sector.

The theme aimed to address current issues that hamper industrialization such as the wage gap, skills gap and access to global markets for local women-owned companies.

Women contribute 55% of the labour force worldwide but only 22% in Manufacturing due to various barriers. Through the Women in Manufacturing Forum (WIM) KAM seeks to to grow, challenge and mentor women owned industries to scale up and realize their potential. This part of how as industry we are addressing these gaps in inclusion and diversity…

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