Women in Plastics

Together we can close the gender gap in plastics!

The plastics industry not only has a Skills Gap, it has a gender gap. Men significantly outnumber women throughout the entire plastics field, and Advocates is dedicated to closing that gap. We’re here to help you learn more about what educational programs, financial resources and career opportunities will help you reach your future goals.

We created this site to be a place where more experienced women professionals can help other women learn, grow and thrive in the field. The plastics industry continues to play an incredibly vital role in today’s world. As the industry flourishes, it needs exceptional female candidates to create solutions and continue to influence society for the better.


Meet a Student

Meet students in plastics programs, hear about their experiences, and discuss your thoughts and hopes.

Meet a Professional

Meet professionals in plastics and hear how they got started in their career.

Find a Mentor

Get paired with someone currently in the plastics industry who can help guide you.

Become a Mentor

Get paired with a current student or young professional and help guide them through their next steps.

Career Options

See what job opportunities are currently available.

Financial Aid Opportunities

Find out about scholarships and other financial assistance opportunities available for women.