Oatey Co.’s Women’s Resource Group Hosts STEM Career Education Workshop for Girl Scouts in Northeast Ohio

The program was hosted by Oatey’s Women’s Resource Network, an associate resource group dedicated to the professional, personal and leadership development of women. Oatey developed the event as part of the Girl Scout BADGE BOSS program, which connects local professionals with Girl Scouts to share their expertise, advice and passion, while allowing Girl Scouts to earn a Girl Scout badge. relevant.

Participants in the Oatey workshop, which took place Tuesday October 26, gained practical exposure to careers in the manufacturing industry, while exploring their own interests and passions. Key elements of the two-hour workshop included:

  • A personal reflection exercise to help Scouts identify how their interests connect with real-world careers
  • A round table during which Oatey’s associates explained their role in the development and delivery of Oatey products
  • A tour of the Oatey University training center with practical demonstrations of Oatey products
  • An interactive tower building team competition using Oatey Plumber’s mastic and spaghetti

All Girl Scouts who completed the workshop qualified for their STEM Career Exploration Girl Scout badge.

“It has been a privilege for Oatey to welcome this group of energetic Girl Scouts and share more with them about the many career paths available in STEM and manufacturing,” said Amber Deighton, Co-chair of the Women’s Resource Network of Oatey and Director of the University of Oatey. “Our Women’s Resource Network is passionate about supporting girls and women in our communities, and we are thrilled to partner with Girl Scouts.”

Oatey plans to host another BADGE BOSS workshop in 2022 and expand the program to other cities in which it operates. For more information on Oatey University or partnership opportunities with Oatey, visit www.oatey.com or email [email protected].

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries, with a commitment to providing quality, building trust and improving lives. Today, Oatey operates a comprehensive manufacturing and distribution network to supply thousands of products to professional builders, contractors, engineers and DIY consumers around the world.

Oatey is based at Cleveland, Ohio, and has locations in United States, Canada, Mexico and China. For more information visit www.oatey.com, call (800) 321-9532 or follow Oatey at Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn Where Instagram.


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