Women constitute one of United States manufacturing’s largest pools of untapped talent. Women totaled about 47% of the U.S. labor force in 2016, but only 29-percent of the manufacturing workforce. Women earn more than half of all associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees. Women are also advancing in their careers, holding more than half of all U.S. managerial and professional positions. So if there are plenty of qualified women in the workforce, why aren’t they in manufacturing?