Women in Manufacturing
May 13, 2021 at
Supporting Women Within the Manufacturing Supply Chain
Shelley Fellows, chair of Automate Canada, sits down with Kristina Urquhart, editor of Manufacturing AUTOMATION, to discuss mentorship, supplier diversity and more.
One of the founders of Radix (now AIS Technologies Group) and a graduate of the University of Windsor, Shelley was part of the management team that led Radix to be recognized as one of Profit’s Fastest Growing Companies in Canada in 2006 and 2016, to receive Product Innovation Awards in 2007 and 2015 from the Windsor Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards, and to acquisition by mold-making leaders, Active Industrial Solutions, in 2016.
Shelley was recognized in 2019 as one of the “Canadians to Watch in the Automotive Industry” by Automotive News and was a 2016 recipient of the ATHENA Award for her work supporting women in science, technology, engineering and math careers.
Shelley has held positions on many boards and committees, including WETech Alliance, Workforce WindsorEssex, WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation and the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Shelley is currently the chair of the Automate Canada industry association and is on the leadership council for ProsperUs, a regional “cradle-to-career” transformation initiative.