Women in Industry

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Women in Industry started in 2011 as a one-day event to introduce interested women to the technical programs offered at Amarillo College.

Historically male dominated, two-year technical degrees and certificates in fields like HVAC, machining, electromechanical  and I&E result in higher paying jobs and faster career advancement than non-technical two-year degrees. 

Amarillo College supports and empowers women to explore and pursue these non-traditional technical degrees and career paths.

The program now includes a club, organized in 2014, that meets for lunch once a month hosted by local companies where members are introduced to the business and given a tour of the facility. 

For a tour of the East Campus and an introduction to the technical programs at Amarillo College, or for information on how to join the Women in Industry Club if you're a student in one of the technical programs,  please call Ina Fiel at (806) 335-4351 or send her an email at Ina M. Fiel <imfiel@actx.edu>

Please share your contact information with us here. That way we can keep you informed about upcoming opportunities to explore the many technical career options for women at Amarillo College.


Pictured above:  Vanessa DeLatorre, a former AC student, on the job in the body shop of Amarillo Truck Center.


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