Women in the Fastener Industry (WIFI), a non-profit organization providing opportunities for women in the fastener industry to connect, network, and learn, recognizes Jackie Luciano of Zago Manufacturing, Itzela Vasquez of Stock’d Supply, and Tom Massar of American Fastener Journal.
Sponsored and organized by WIFI, the recipients of these awards are celebrated for their continuous contributions to promote and support women within the fastener Industry.
Woman of the Year is an award that recognizes exemplary leadership and success in the fastener industry. The recipient will have a long and distinguished record of advocacy for the professional advancement of women.
“It was truly an honor to receive this award!” said Luciano of Zago. “Thank you so much to WIFI for their continued support and for giving exposure to women in manufacturing. ‘WE’ are definitely changing the industry!
Woman in Business is defined as a champion and advocate who contributes and supports her own organization and community by sharing knowledge, ideas, insights, and strength. These are women who are dedicated to empowering more women to achieve their full potential in all aspects of life.
“Thank you WIFI, I am immensely grateful to belong to such an outstanding association and honored to receive this special award from you,” said Vasquez of Stock’d Supply. “There are so many women in our industry I look up to and respect, my biggest appreciation goes to you, our fellow WIFI members, who have worked hard over the years to strive to make a difference. Thank you! I am delighted and consider myself lucky to be part of WIFI.”
Man Up is awarded to an individual male or a company that has demonstrated a commitment to supporting women and the WIFI organization. The recipient is a partner that provides tools and resources that empower the women in their organization or industry. Congratulations Tom Massar from American Fastener Journal.
“I’m honored to receive this award and happy to support all the great things WIFI does for the fastener industry. It’s funny because I have two daughters and they said, ‘you’re one of us now dad.'”