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13 Inspiring Stories From Women in Manufacturing

From successes to challenges, read the stories for these women
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In light of International Women’s Day 2019, Gildan launched a campaign to recognize some of their 23,000 female employees.

Thirteen employees from seven different countries where the Company operates were invited to share their professional and personal stories. These women explored topics including passions, motivation, family, resilience and growth. Read their stories:

Hear Her Story: Q&A With Ruth Vizcarra, Operations Manager at Gildan

Building an operational department from the ground up
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We sat down with Ruth, Gildan’s Operations Manager, to look back at her 15 year career at the company. From starting out as a Quality Supervisor to finding her fit in operations, Ruth shares her story and the personal milestones she reached along the way:

Q: Tell us about your career journey at Gildan?

Hear Her Story: Q&A With Margarita Najera, Plant Manager at Gildan

Journeying back home
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Margarita, Plant Manager at Gildan shares with us the joy of coming back to work in her native country and her sudden rise to leadership. Here is her story:

Q: Tell us about your career journey:

Hear Her Story: Q&A With Ilca Lindo, Technical Manager at Gildan

Fight like a Girl
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With over 13 years of experience at Gildan and over 7 positions later, Ilca is a fighter who has always been up for the next challenge. Here is the story of a woman who has always said “yes” to the unknown and never been afraid to speak her mind.

Q: Can you tell us about your career journey at Gildan?

Hear Her Story: Q&A with Idalia Pineda, Sewing Planning Manager at Gildan

The career she always dreamt of
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From dreams to reality, Idalia shares her Gildan story that started over 20 years ago when she was only in college.

Q: Tell us about your career journey:

I’ve been with Gildan from the start of my career, it’s the only company I’ve worked for and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

When I was in college, I used to drive by the Gildan facility and think to myself, 'one day, I’m going to work there!' Little did I know that shortly after that, I’d get an interview and start my journey at Gildan. That was 20 years ago!

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