Everything is Bigger in Texas, including Creators Wanted Freeport

Freeport, Texas – Day one of Creators Wanted Tour Live at Brazoswood Career and Technical Education Center, presented by Dow, had many highlights for Brazoswood High School and Brazosport High School students:

  • Big rewards: Students discovered for themselves the high-paying and expansive opportunities in the industry.

  • Voices of the future: Students heard from stars in manufacturing, including Sharon Hulgan, Plants A & B Manufacturing Director, Dow Texas Operations; Katy Theroux, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Cornerstone Building Brands; Deborah McKitten, Vice President Operations, Polyamide & Precursors (N-CMN/P) & Yara Freeport, LLC, BASF; Britney English, Design Engineer, Energy Solutions, Fluor; Kalyani Martinelango Associate R&D Director, Dow; Bralade Emenanjo; Kaylee Hammontree, Unit Leader, Poly 5 & 6 Operations Freeport, Dow; and Victor Hernandez, Polyethylene 3 Analytical Technician, Dow.
  • Making the future: The much-anticipated Creators Wanted immersive experience didn’t disappoint, as students busted myths, solved puzzles, cracked riddles and worked together as teams to get to the gateway to the future. They also learned more about the industry at stations by Dow, The Manufacturing Institute, FactoryFix, Chart Industries and Turner Industries. And they met a robotic four-legged friend.


Watch the video recap.


Careers On Track with Union Pacific Railroad

Union Pacific Railroad is promoting opportunities for women who might not have thought about a career in rail previously—and they’ve got big plans to do it. Union Pacific intends to double the number of women in its workforce within the next 10 years. The initiative that works in tandem with Creators Wanted is called Careers on Track and is designed to inspire more women and youth to pursue modern industry careers through workforce development and career solutions. Careers offer great pay, great camaraderie and the chance to learn one of America’s most complex logistical networks inside out. There are lots of opportunities for travel within the 23 states in which the railroad operates. Union Pacific’s motto is “Building America” and that’s exactly what their team gets to do everyday. But don’t just take our word for it. Click play below to hear the stories an inspiring trio of UP women – Tina, Snigdha, and Belin – and then let’s go create the future!