Women in Automation August Spotlight
Meet Lauren Wally of Advanced Controls & Distribution, A GCG Company
Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Section: Press Releases

Lauren Wally has been in the automation industry for 9 years and is the Marketing Manager for Advanced Control & Distribution (ACD), A GCG Company and currently serves as this quarter’s Chairwoman for WIA. We asked Lauren what piece of advice would she give other women in automation. “Find mentors who can guide and support you throughout your career. Their experience and advice can be instrumental in your professional and personal growth. In addition, share your knowledge and success stories to inspire and empower others”. Lauren was asked how she and ACD are doing high-tech better: “I motivate myself to constantly seek new challenges and actively pursue opportunities for personal growth through skill development training. Our company prioritizes continuous improvement to create a forward-thinking mindset, ensuring that we remain at the forefront of innovation.” To learn more about ACD and the products and solutions they have to offer visit acdist.com.


Q: What do you enjoy most about being a part of the AHTD WIA? - “Doing High Tech Better” 

A: It's inspiring to collaborate and learn from other women in automation, exchange ideas, and witness the collective effort to promote diversity in the industry. The camaraderie and shared passion for making a positive impact make being part of the committee a truly fulfilling and rewarding experience.

Q: What role do you think mentorship and support networks play in helping women succeed in automation? - Piece of advice

A: Experienced mentors in automation offer valuable guidance, support, and insights for navigating the industry. AHTD's WIA group empowers women in automation with resources and encouragement to overcome barriers and succeed in advancing the field.


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