Weekly Wrap Up for September 23rd, 2022

Dr. Chris Kuehl talks candidly about world events and their economic impact on business and industry from his perspective at Armada Corporate Intelligence.

Corning to Build New Facility in Arizona

This past Tuesday, fiber optics manufacturer Corning announced their latest plans to build a new fiber optics cable facility in Gilbert, Arizona. The facility is expected to create around 250 new jobs by opening in 2024. (Read More)


reshoringReshoring Guides Record-Setting Pace for Job Creation

The Reshoring Initiative predicts manufacturers’ need to solve supply-chain gaps and gain autonomy over their production processes will result in 350,000 domestic jobs created during 2022. (Read More)


Chipmaker WolfspeedChipmaker Wolfspeed Aims to Build New U.S. Factory to Meet EV Demand

U.S. chipmaker Wolfspeed revealed on Friday their plans to build a new factory in North Carolina to make the raw materials used for chips to power things like electric vehicles as demand continues to surge. (Read More)

Kara Branch is an engineer who has always been the only Black woman on all the teams she’s ever worked on and has experienced many challenges as a result. When one of her daughters decided she also wanted to pursue a career in engineering, Kara decided she wanted better for the next generation and so she founded the Black Girls Do Engineer Corporation. Today she joins us to tell us more about the fantastic work she is doing. Kara only founded the 501(c)(3) nonprofit in 2019 and has she already helped a young Black woman establish a career for herself in STEM. The organization’s goals are to provide access, awareness, and advocate for two million Black American girls to pursue STEM careers by the year 2050 and it is well on its way to achieving this goal. In addition to the first chapter in Houston, Texas, more chapters are now opening up in Los Angeles and New Orleans. Tuning in you’ll discover how the Black Girls Do Engineer Corporation is developing young women in all areas of STEM. To hear all about Kara Branch, the fantastic organization she started, how it is transforming lives, and how you can help, tune in today!

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