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Power Transmission Distributors Association is...

the leading association for the power transmission/motion control industrial distribution channel, bringing together distributors and manufacturers.

Events | Community Conversations | Women in Industry

Women in the Industry Community

The Women in the Industry Community is for professional women who work for a PTDA member company and are interested in learning and sharing knowledge with other women in the industry.  

Benefits of joining this community include:

  • Development and growth opportunities

  • Resource for education on topics of interest

  • Increased visibility/impact of women in the PT/MC industry

  • Volunteer mentoring and leadership opportunities

  • Enhanced professional connections through networking events

Join the community to start taking advantage of these valuable opportunities.

Women in the Industry Conversations

Open to all, the Women in the Industry community holds quarterly calls for frank and open conversation about succeeding as a woman in the power transmission/motion control industry. Topics are selected by a task force of dedicated volunteers. Click on the links below to register for an upcoming call.


February 19, 2021

1:00-2:00 p.m. Central
Topic: Working in a Virtual Age - Keeping Relationships Relevant

May 19, 2021

1:00-2:00 p.m. Central
Topic: Employee Motivation Strategies

August 13, 2021

1:00-2:00 p.m. Central
Topic: Breaking the Glass Ceiling & Being a Successful Woman in the PT/MC Industry

November 16, 2021

1:00-2:00 p.m. Central
Topic: How to Hustle Without Burning Out

Sponsorships are available for all Women in the Industry Community Conversations. Learn more.

Conversation Archives 

Forming a Mentor or Sponsor Relationship
Reducing Unconscious Bias
Transitioning from Employee to Manager
Overcoming Failure
Power of the Pack: Supporting Other Women in the Industry
Effective Strategies to Influence Change
Work Life Integration
Personal Branding

Effective Communications
Effective Leadership

Stay connected with the Women in Industry by joining the PTDA Women in Industry LinkedIn group and the PTDA LinkedIn Group.