Tomorrow is the opening of the TIPE 2023 conference. Are you attending?
Join Us at the TIPE 2023 Conference
Once again we are proud to sponsor the TIPE conference, now in its third iteration.
Don’t Miss Out: Learn from Industry Experts at the TIPE Conference
In its 3rd year, more than 2,000 attendees are anticipated to be part of the free, premier virtual additive manufacturing event of the year!
Get Your Copy of Women in 3D Printing’s 2022 “Diversity for Additive Manufacturing” Report
Women in 3D Printing released their annual “Diversity for Additive Manufacturing” report earlier this month.
Book of the Week: Women in 3D Printing
This week’s selection is “Women in 3D Printing” by Stacey DelVecchio.
Advancing Diversity in Additive Manufacturing
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and Women in 3D Printing (Wi3DP) have formed a partnership to attract and build a diverse next gen workforce to advance the Additive Manufacturing (AM) industry.
HVAC Production, Repairs, and the Impact of 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Randall Rothbort look at the use of 3D printing HVAC equipment manufacturers.
Wi3DP Releases Quarterly Diversity in AM Report
On Tuesday, International Women’s Day, Women in 3D Printing released their regular Diversity For Additive Manufacturing report.
The Second TIPE Conference Is Coming Soon
TIPE 3D Printing 2022 is set to begin soon, and you should consider attending.
A Change Of The Guard At Women In 3D Printing
Women in 3D Printing made a big change in their management structure.
Margriet Hooghiemstra: “The Passion And Enthusiasm Of Our Team Is Very Impressive And Contagious!”
Margriet Hooghiemstra is the Strategy Program Director at Covestro (formerly DSM) Additive Manufacturing team, working from the Netherlands.
Stacey DelVecchio: “Visibility Is Huge When You’re Talking About Changing The Public’s Perception”
Stacey DelVecchio, F.SWE is President of Stacey D Consulting, focused on the business of additive manufacturing.
Olesya Kopteva: “Be Afraid To Start If You Wish, But Start Anyway”
Olesya Kopteva is the Training and 3D Scanning Team Lead at Artec 3D in Moscow.
Ashley Alleyne: “Don’t Let Anyone Ever Tell You That You Can’t Do Something”
Ashley Alleyne is a 3D Printing Design Entrepreneur in Residence.
Katrin Wudy: “Gender Doesn’t Dictate The Amount Of Fun You Can Have”
Prof. Katrin Wudy is an Assistant Professor (Tenure Track W2 to W3) for Laser-Based Additive Manufacturing – School of Engineering and Design at the Technical University of Munich, Germany.
Stephanie Willerth: “My Team Has Made Amazing Progress In Bioprinting”
Dr. Stephanie Willerth is a Full Professor in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Victoria and the Chief Executive Officer of Axolotl Biosciences. She is our Women in 3D Printing Guest #278!
Diana Hall: “No Human Is One-Size-Fits-All”
Diana Hall is the President and CEO of ActivArmor and our Women in 3D Printing Guest #277!
Brad Halsey: “Diversity Isn’t Just Nice To Have”
Brad Halsey is the CEO and Founder of Building Momentum, and second #MenAllies interview!
Rachel Park: “I Grew Up In This Industry”
Rachel Park is a freelance writer and editor focused on 3D printing since 1996. She owns RP Editorial Services and is a Director of PYL Associates — and she is our Women in 3D Printing guest #274.
Women in 3D Printing: Stop Asian Hate
Women in 3D Printing hosted a vitally important conversation this week, taking a stance against hate.
Pia Harlaß: “Team Diversity Brings Many Advantages”
Pia Harlaß is the Head of Global Marketing & Corporate Communications at DyeMansion and our Women in 3D Printing Guest #273!
Dr. Satya Ganti: “Striking a Balance Between Conventional and Am Technologies is the Key to the 4th Industrial Revolution!”
Dr. Satya Ganti is the technical leader for Baker Hughes additive manufacturing technology center located in Houston, TX and our Women in 3D Printing Guest #270!
Andrea Clark: “I Love The Network Of Support And The Common Goal Of Everyone To Drive Female Leadership And Involvement In 3D Printing Forward”
Andrea Clark is the president and CEO of Gefertec LLC and our Women in 3D Printing Guest #269!
Anna Finne Wistrand, Tiziana Fuoco, Daniela Pappalardo: “We Share The Same Passion For Chemistry, Degradable Polymers, And 3D Printing”
Anna Finne Wistrand, Tiziana Fuoco, and Daniela Pappalardo are the 3 founders of Akira Science and our Women in 3D Printing guests #268.
#ChooseToChallenge Disparity In 3D Printing
This International Women’s Day, the official 2021 campaign theme is #ChooseToChallenge.
Beyond Optics: Women In Additive Manufacturing
This International Women’s Day, the theme is #ChooseToChallenge; in 3D printing, we need to challenge our industry to continue to grow.
Sharon To: “We Want To Give Regions The Ability To Recycle Their Own Plastics”
Sharon To is co-founder and CTO of Closed Loop Plastics and our Women in 3D Printing Guest #267!
Sherry Handel: “Additive Manufacturing’s Sustainability Benefits Are Often Less Well-Understood”
Sherry Handel is the Executive Director at the Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA), and our Women in 3D Printing Guest #266!
Women in 3D Printing Set To Launch Their First Conference
Only days from now Women in 3D Printing will take a step unimaginable when they started: hosting a massive online conference on 3D printing.
On The Importance Of Female Role Models
“You can’t be what you can’t see.”
Susana Marques: “It Is Already Possible To Find Very Functional Solutions”
Susana Marques is a designer who has been using a number of 3D printers to develop functional and attractive fabrics.
Marie Langer: “Surround Yourself With People That Challenge You”
As the second founder generation, Marie Langer took over as CEO of EOS in October 2019 and is responsible for the strategic direction of EOS and its subsidiaries.
Kim Killoran: “It’s Sometimes A Wild Ride In This Industry”
Kim Killoran has worked for Stratasys in Marketing for over 12 years, first as a Marketing Specialist for the Dimension 3D printing product line, then with growing responsibilities across all Stratasys products.
Julia Baldyga: “A Race Car Cannot Afford To Carry More Weight Than Is Absolutely Necessary”
Julia Baldya was born and raised in Poland.
Mathilde Berchon: “We Need All Brains And Hands On Deck!”
athilde Berchon is an independent consultant specialized in communications strategy for the 3D printing industry at her company FuturFab and mentor for makers entrepreneurs on MakingSociety.fr.
Nadia Yaakoubi: “When You Are A Woman In Business A Lot Can Be Misinterpreted”
Nadia Yaakoubi began her international career in additive manufacturing in 2014.
Audrey Van De Castle: “With Knowledge And Access To Tools You Can Accomplish Anything”
Corporate makerspaces have become little-known leaders in innovation, workforce development, and creativity, and are also often the starting point for corporate additive manufacturing adoption.
Mariya Gelman: “What Will Drive The Success Of 3D Printing Is Breakthrough Applications”
Mariya Gelman is a Research and Development Manager in HP’s 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing Business.
Amy Elliott: “Question The Norm!”
Dr. Amy Elliott is a full research staff at Oak Ridge National Lab where she serves as principle investigator for binder jet additive manufacturing (AM).
Kate Serralde: “My Creative Approach Is A Tool That Allows Me To See Infinite Solutions To Problems”
Kate Serralde is building a 3D printing medical program for one of the largest universities in the state of Texas, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTHHSC).
Lisa Lehman: “Think About Every Object You Touch And How We Could Make It Better”
Lisa Lehman has a passion for manufacturing.
TIPE 3D Printing Conference Paving The Way For New Conversations
The TIPE 3D Printing conference is coming up in January, gearing up to offer the additive manufacturing industry a new resource for expert presentations and networking.
Roberta Cassese: “I Recommend To Not Be Afraid Of Making Mistakes And Experimenting”
Roberta Cassese is an Italian designer who went from being a jewelry maker hobbyist to being the CEO of KOD Design, a 3D printed jewelry brand.
Jill Christner: “Diversity Brings A Balance”
Jill Christner is the President and General Manager of SLM Solutions for the Americas.
Wi3DP Releases Diversity For Additive Manufacturing 2020 Report
Women in 3D Printing’s 2020 Diversity for Additive Manufacturing report is a special edition, and it’s something everyone should read.
Marta Invernizzi: “You Can Really Turn Into Reality What You Can Imagine”
After a Master degree in Industrial Chemistry, Marta Invernizzi decided to get into a PhD in Materials Engineering with the Polytechnic University of Milan.
Melissa Guerrero: “3D Printing Is Both An Art And A Science”
Melissa Guerrero has already successfully operated two career shifts: after a Masters in Teaching and working as an educator for 7 years, she completely changed careers and became a Front-End Developer and digital designer.
Wai Yee Yeong: “The Limits Of 3D Printing Drives Me”
Associate Prof Wai Yee Yeong serves as Associate Chair (Students) at the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Nanyang Technological University Singapore.
Glynn Fletcher: “Technical, Engineering Talent Is Not Limited To White Males”
Glynn Fletcher has been serving as president of EOS North America since March 2015 in addition to being Vice Chairman of EOS Group.
Ellen Lee: “Yes, I Broke A Few Machines”
Ellen Lee is Technical Leader of Additive Manufacturing for Research & Advanced Engineering at Ford Motor Company, responsible for leading the development and implementation of advanced polymer additive manufacturing (AM) materials and technologies for functional use in the automotive sector.
Jacqui O Connor: “The Scope For 3D Printing In The Medical Device Sector Is Large And Untapped”
From being a technical manager, a research assistant, a technical sales, and now an entrepreneur, Jacqui O Connor knows how to wear several hats.
Deena El-Mahdy: “I Started To Study Material Sciences And How To Reuse And Recycle Materials”
Deena El-Mahdy is an Egyptian architect and Assistant professor at Architectural Engineering Department at the British University in Egypt.
Clara Remacha: “I Don’t Think Any Of Us Imagined The Impact”
Clara Remacha is a Strategic Accounts Project Manager for HP’s 3D Printing & Digital Manufacturing business, where she is responsible for working with customers to drive production applications in large scale additive manufacturing using HP Multi Jet Fusion technology.
Feedback Wanted For Women In 3D Printing Special Edition Of Diversity For Additive Manufacturing Report
Women in 3D Printing is seeking feedback for a special edition of the Diversity for Additive Manufacturing report.
Ellen Kullman: “Diversity Of Talents, Backgrounds, And Identities Of All Our Employees Strengthens Our Ability To Innovate”
Ellen J. Kullman is the President and CEO of Carbon.
Daniela Carr: “Who Wouldn’t Want To Learn About How The World Around Us Is Made?”
Following six years with Artec 3D as Head of Marketing and PR, Daniela Carr now holds the position of Chief Marketing Officer.
3D Printing Companies Standing For Equity
These are troubled times. The 3D printing industry is banding together to stand strong on the right side of history.
Karen De Leener: “I Believe That Point-Of-Care 3D Printing Will Be Implemented In All Major Hospitals”
Karen De Leener is a Cardiovascular Market Specialist at Materialise and is based in Belgium.
Virginia Hui Wang: “Winning Trust From Partners And Investors Has Been Very Difficult”
Virginia Hui Wang founded HCStudio in 2016, researching the science and applications of Lasers and Materials in making small and complex metal components.
Kelly Moran: “The Shift In Approaching A Solution’s Manufacture Is Fascinating”
Kelly Moran is a technology leader who recently left her position with Boeing in Europe, where she led the innovation development for metal technology solutions, with Additive Manufacturing as a core focus.
Kristin Mulherin: “This Is An Industry That Values Uniqueness Over Fitting In”
Kristin Mulherin is the President of AM-Cubed, a commercial growth and market development consultancy focused exclusively on 3D printing and additive manufacturing.
Tatjana Popovic: “The Opportunity To Bring Design and Materialization is Really Exciting”
Tatjana Popovic, M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, graduated from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, department for Production Engineering, Belgrade University.
Kimberly Arcand: “3D Modeling Deep Space Objects Based Is Challenging”
Kimberly Arcand is one of the world’s preeminent experts in astronomy visualization and has been a pioneer in 3D printing and virtual reality applications in this field.
Rachel Davis: “I Found My Passion For Polymer Science In High School”
Rachel is a polymer scientist with five years of work experience formulating resins for stereolithographic 3D printing.
Michaella Janse Van Vuuren: “I Believe An Arts Approach In Developing Countries Can Make A Difference”
Dr. Michaella Janse van Vuuren has excelled in multiple disciplines from her PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Town in Computer vision and post doctorate in medical implant design at the Central University of Technology to being an internationally renowned 3D print designer, artist and an innovator in education.
Mayra Vasques: “The Key Is The Development And Improvement Of Materials For Intraoral Use”
Dr. Mayra Vasques is founder of iNNOV3D, an EdTech company focused on supporting and training teachers and universities in Healthcare for the innovative and efficient use of 3D Technologies.
Godwyn Morris: “I Taught Myself By Watching And Learning From Others”
Godwyn Morris is the Director of two programs in New York City, Dazzling Discoveries, a STEAM education center for grade school age children and Skill Mill NYC, a “maker space” facility for adults and teens.
Gilly Scott: “Never Give Up When You Come To A Dead End”
Gilly Scott has a day job as a system analyst and by night she is a polymer clay artist using 3D printers to manufacture her clay tools.
3D Printing Against Coronavirus: Who And How To Help
The 3D printing community continues to unite in efforts to help in the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Gesa Pickbrenner: “I Can Let My Creativity Go Crazy”
Gesa Pickbrenner is an award-winning goldsmith and digital 3D artist based in Germany producing custom works, often using 3D printing technology.
Swati Suman: “The Challenge With 3D Printing Technology Is Distinguishing Between The Different Processes And Materials Available”
Swati Suman is a Tech Evangelist, STEM facilitator and an EdTech Professional in 3D Printing, Robotics & AI.
Women in 3D Printing Announces First Annual Conference
Women in 3D Printing is pleased to introduce its first annual conference.
Elizabeth C. Engele: “The Process Of Going From A CAD Model To An Item In One’s Hands Teaches Patience And Resilience”
Elizabeth C. Engele (Lizzy) is a designer for social good, and a founder of MakerGirl.
Kim Francois: “The Chinese Market Has Really Embraced Additive Manufacturing”
Kim Francois is the Corporate Business Development Director of Materialise China.
Anna Shcherbinina: “I Think Our Nearest Future We Will Be Quite Closely Connected To Hardware”
Anna Shcherbinina has been working at Artec 3D for nine years.
Noel Olivia Maria: “It Is Necessary To Coordinate Activities To Attract Women”
Noel Olivia Maria is a bio engineer.
Haley Stump: “It Is Entirely Different To Stand Next To It Once It Is All Done”
Haley Stump is a new mom, photographer, and the 3D Coordinator at NOA Brands, based in Lafayette, Colorado.
Dr. Ruchi Pathak Kaul: “3D Printing Drastically Improves The Quality Of Life Of Patients”
Dr. Ruchi Pathak Kaul is the founder of Reconstructive Health Care Solutions Pvt Ltd , a start-up based in India.
Petra Rees: “I Realized 3D Printing Can Be The Answer To So Many Questions”
Petra Rees is originally from the Czech Republic and is now based in South Africa.
Samantha Snabes: “Developing The Infrastructure To Print From Waste Is A Really F-Ing Hard Problem”
Samantha Snabes is the CEO for re:3D where she facilitates connections between others printing at the human-scale and/or using recycled materials to access locally-driven manufacturing in 50+ countries.
Cindy Deekitwong: “It’s The Perfect Time To Be A Female Working In The 3D Printing Industry”
Cindy Deekitwong is the Global Head of Marketing, Materials-3D Printing in the Adhesive Technologies business unit at Henkel.
Congratulations To Wi3DP On Their Fifth Anniversary
Women in 3D Printing started as a mere blog, but today it’s a worldwide movement. We offer our congratulations and support.
July Aye: “There Is A Lower Chance Of Intimidation Or Feeling Like You Do Not Belong”
July Aye was born in Yangon, Myanmar and immigrated to Los Angeles when she was just four years old.
Michaelyn Thomas: “Women In The Aerospace Industry Are Badass”
Dr. Michaelyn Thomas is the Head of Affordability at Virgin Orbit in Long Beach, California.
Ranjani Ravikumar: “It Is Always Fun To Show That A Woman Can Be An Engineer”
Ranjani Ravikumar works as a Supplier Quality Engineer at Xometry.
Lindsay Baish: “We Are All Here Because We See What’s On The Horizon”
Lindsay Baish has over a decade of marketing experience, working with both B2B brands like Aflac and US Foods and classic B2C brands like Betty Crocker and Lucky Charms.
Haleyanne Freedman: “It Is Very Rewarding To See A Team Of Engineers Who You’ve Trained And Assisted”
Haleyanne Freedman is the global 3D printing engineering specialist at M. Holland.
Karina Popovich: “3D Printing Shows Students The Exciting And Less Daunting Parts Of Engineering”
Karina is a young female pursuing a career at the intersection of Business and Engineering.
Heidi Piili: “Additive Manufacturing Is The Solution”
Heidi Piili is working as a research scientist at the laboratory of Laser Materials Processing (LUT Laser) of Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), in Finland.
Cheryl Macleod: “3D Printing Was Appealing To Me”
Cheryl Macleod is the global head of 3D fusion science at HP and is based in Corvallis, Oregon.
Jo Sommers: “I Started To Experience The Pleasures (And Of Course The Pain) That Comes With 3D Printing!”
Jo Sommers is a co-founder at Maker Sense – a maker-ed publishing company.
Cynthia Rogers: “There Is An Opportunity For Everyone – I’ve Created An Entirely New Career For Myself Because Of It”
Cynthia Rogers: “There Is An Opportunity For Everyone – I’ve Created An Entirely New Career For Myself Because Of It”
Banu Kose: “The First Things I Printed Were Models Of Two Pediatric Pulmonary Arteries“
Banu Kose is a researcher and lecturer with the background in Physics Engineering (BSc), Genetics Engineering (MSc) and Biomedical Engineering (Ph.D.).
Joyce Yeung: “I Haven’t Experienced This Level Of Comradery In Any Other Industry”
Joyce recently joined VELO3D as a Marketing Director responsible for bringing their value proposition to life.
Meet The Wi3DP Ambassadors, Part 2
The Women in 3D Printing phenomenon has grown significantly in the few short years it has been in existence.