SMI researches, creates, and/or supports grassroots reforms in manufacturing education and economic development. The Century Club is an advisory structure within SMI that collaborates with multiple corporate, foundation donor groups, and relevant thought-leaders. The Century Club provides resources and guidance to achieve SMI’s mission by:
- Initiating and leading the revitalization/sustainability of California’s manufacturing education infrastructure
- Building a forum to facilitate collaboration by corporate, foundation and prominent thought-leaders
- Leading efforts to improve public and institutional perceptions of manufacturing as a viable path toward personal, environmental and economic success
The Century Club provides a center of excellence and a common voice for select leaders who are passionate about manufacturing education. Participating thought-leaders and donors have a stake in the continuing improvement of resources and individuals who depend on manufacturing education programs and positive economic impact.