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Powered by the Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI), Women in Finishing (WiF) provides a platform that fosters personal and professional development for women who have chosen or are pursuing a career in the industrial finishing industry.

WiF is inclusive of all levels and responsibilities within the industry, from the finishing line to executive management.

WiF programming and resources enable members to:

  • Expand their professional networks
  • Build leadership skills
  • Exchange information & ideas
  • Build confidence
  • Benchmark best practices
  • Address business and operational challenges
  • Inspire future generations of women in finishing
  • Access resources that set the stage for a successful career

Upcoming Events

  • WiF FORUM 2022 Monday, May 2nd 2022

    Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade

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Upcoming Webinars

Elizabeth Teska Women in Finishing FORUM Scholarship

Established to honor the memory of one of WiF’s first official members, the Elizabeth Teska Women in Finishing FORUM Scholarship Program aims to support women in the industrial finishing and coatings industry by expanding their opportunity to participate in WiF programs. Specifically, the scholarship will enable more women to participate in the annual WiF FORUM by covering registration fees and accommodation costs for two nights for up to two successful applicants annually. Recipients are selected by the CCAI Finishing Education Foundation Board of Directors.

  • Must be a woman currently involved in the industrial finishing and coatings industry. Priority consideration given to CCAI/WiF members.
  • Submissions from individual applicants and nominations accepted.

Application deadline has passed.