Women's Division - National Safety Council
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NSC Women's Division

The Women’s Division focuses on connecting women with careers in safety while bringing awareness of issues affecting women disproportionately in the workplace; all are welcome to be a part of the Division, regardless of gender identity or industry.

Coming Up

Women in Leadership: Mary Draves
1 p.m. (CT) Thursday, Feb. 24

Mary Draves, vice president of environment, health and safety and chief sustainability officer at Dow, will discuss her career with a focus on sustainability and safety and how inclusion underpins these critical areas.

Women's Division Mid-year Meeting
4:30 p.m. (CT) Wednesday, March 3

Mid-year meeting will be held during the upcoming virtual NSC Congress & Expo. Get the agenda here.

Miss a meeting? Catch up with information from our annual meeting, held Oct. 7, 2020.

Recorded Webinars

Other Opportunities

Are you interested in sharing your safety story? The National Safety Council has three opportunities:

  • For all safety professionals: Safety+Health Magazine highlights safety professionals in the “My Story” section of the magazine. About 500 words, for individuals at all levels.
  • For safety professionals with 15 or more years of experience: Tell us how you’ve seen safety change during your career in the Safety First Blog. An interview form will be sent to you, and the series is posted on nsc.org and LinkedIn.
  • Are you interested in helping create a webinar or panel discussion for the Women in Leadership or educational series? Contact [email protected] for more information.

Women's Division Leadership Team

Shelley Brown

Vice Chair/Recruitment and Retention Chair
Juliana Ruggieri

Awards and Recognition Chair
Shawne Walthall

Women’s Workplace Issues Chair
Cassandra Dillon

Interested in joining the team? Join a meeting scheduled above or reach out to a Division leader or to Sarah Van Huis, Manager, NSC Division Programs.