American black women labor worker at forklift driver

MOBILE, Alabama – Bishop State Community College is excited to announce its Inaugural Girls Learning About Manufacturing (GLAM) Mentorship Program. The GLAM program is a concept from Manufacture Alabama to create interest in manufacturing careers for the next generation of women in the workforce.

The GLAM mentorship program at Bishop State will provide an opportunity for current students to learn from leading women in the manufacturing industry. Students will be partnered with a mentor in engineering, finance, accounting, marketing, safety, operations, logistics, supply chain, human resources, welding, information technology, and/or lab technical roles to learn about the program's key objectives:

  • Career Identification
  • Career Pathways & Expectations
  • Internship and Job Shadowing Opportunities
  • Benefits of Career Ownership and Human Connection
  • A Day in the Life of the "Mentor"

On November 17th at noon, the college will host a Lunch & Match event on Bishop State's Southwest Campus, located at 925 Dauphin Island Pkwy, Mobile, AL 36605. Each mentee will match with a mentor from a participating partner. The mentorship program will officially kick off in January 2022.

Canfor Southern Pine is the title sponsor of the Bishop State Community College GLAM Initiative with advisement and support from Manufacture Alabama.

The following companies are also participating in the mentorship program: Alabama Power, AM/NS Calvert, Outokumpu, Tate & Lyle, and Vail Rubber Works.

For additional information on the program, contact

For more information about GLAM, visit:

For more information about Bishop State Community College, visit:

For more information about Canfor Southern Pine, visit:

Prev Next