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This woman’s work – Jody DeVere and Christy Roman Interview with Strategy Mob

It’s one thing to recruit women to be part of your dealership, it’s another to retain them. Two industry leaders share how to do both. When female customers walk into your showroom, they notice when there are few, if any, women salespeople to greet them. According to the most recent NADA Workforce Study, women represented only 18.5 percent of dealership employees; 8 percent of those were employed in key positions, 91 percent in office and admin support. Those numbers need… Read more »

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Industry Leaders from GM, Hyundai, Cardinale Automotive Group Tapped for Key Speaking Roles at Second Annual Women in Automotive Conference

The Second Annual Women in Automotive Convention will draw upon top female success stories as it assists the automotive community in recruiting, retaining and developing female employees and leaders. The conference is set for the Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate in Orlando, Florida on June 26-28, 2016. The three-day conference includes a recruiting event, speakers, breakout sessions, workshops and booth displays – all centered on the goal of educating and inspiring women in all areas of the automotive industry.… Read more »

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Women auto leaders honored during NADA events – Automotive News

Why aren’t there more women in the auto industry? There is no simple answer, but it was nice to see several honored with “atta girl” pats on the back at events held during the NADA conference, here in Las Vegas this weekend. Please know I use the term “girl” loosely. These are professional women. They are impressive, accomplished and dedicated to the auto industry and paving the way for other women — and men, too — to follow their footsteps.… Read more »

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Women in Automotive Seeks Top Speakers for 2016 Conference

The 2016 Women in Automotive Conference has announced a nationwide search for great speakers looking to reach a unique audience. The focus of the 2016 conference is educating and empowering the automotive community on leadership and trends that positively impact employment and sales growth within the female market. Organizers expect more than 600 professionals to attend the conference – doubling the attendance from last year’s inaugural event. The conference, scheduled for June 26-28 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate… Read more »

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Women in Automotive Announces Conference Return – Hopes to Double Attendance for Second Year

Orlando, FL – Building off a hugely successful inaugural 2015 event, Women in Automotive, a group founded to accelerate the role of women in the automotive industry, has announced its second annual conference. The event is set for June 26-28 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Orlando, Florida. The focus of the 2016 conference will be on educating and empowering the automotive community on leadership and trends that positively impact employment and sales growth within the female market.… Read more »

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Women in Automotive: My 4 Favorite Things – By Better Car People

When I first heard there was going to be a Women in Automotive conference, my interest was piqued. I know there are more women than ever before gaining ground in the industry, and I wanted to get to hear the insights first hand. I did a little research and found the WIA Board Partners. And what I learned is that these 5 women are not only leaders in the industry, but also leaders and a voice for women. I want… Read more »

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JKR Employees Attend Women in Automotive Conference

Several employees from JKR and sister company NOW Digital attended this week’s inaugural Women in Automotive Conference. Held at the Ballroom at Church Street in downtown Orlando, the conference included speakers, breakout sessions, workshops and booth displays. More than 300 professionals from across the country made the trip to the Sunshine State to attend the event. “The Women in Automotive conference was not only eye opening as far as opportunities for women to grow in the Automotive Industry, but inspiring… Read more »

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