Workforce Development

Two Upcoming Events for Women in Petrochemicals

March is Women’s History Month, and the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) has two upcoming opportunities for the women in our industry to network and connect with their peers. Women currently make up about 25 percent of the workforce,...

/ March 15, 2017

Developing Today’s Workforce for a Brighter Tomorrow

The beginning of fall once again marks the start of another school year filled with endless possibilities for wide-eyed students eager to learn. For AFPM, the beginning of the school year is yet another opportunity to continue to highlight the...

/ October 3, 2016

Expanding Industries’ Reach en Español

Over the last few years, AFPM has increased its efforts to attract people to the wide range of careers in the fuel and petrochemical industries in anticipation of not only a wave of retirements that will hit the industries in...

/ September 22, 2016

Women in Petrochemicals: Bringing Diversity to the Industry

Over the last 20 years, I have seen an increasing number of women joining the petrochemical industry which is a great thing. However, women still only make up 25 percent of the petrochemical workforce currently, so there is still room...

/ March 17, 2016