Leading Women

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Check out the ANE e-magazine for December

Dec. 7, 2015 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view. This month's edition looks at why Hyundai and Kia are shifting their focus in Europe.... Read More »

SLOW PROGRESS

Manufacturers and retail groups are striving to attract and retain female employees, but 'it's still a boys' club'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Even as the female work force continues to grow, women account for just about a quarter of the combined work force at U.S. automakers and suppliers, a level unchanged in 10 years, according to U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission data from 2013.... Read More »

Working together

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

There are dozens of groups in and around the auto industry dedicated to advancing women. While they have different goals and cater to different people, one theme unites them — the desire to see women get ahead in the workplace and in the classroom. Here's a look at 12 of those groups.... Read More »

Hella's Julie Martin on work and family: 'You can have it all'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Julie Martin is a risk-taker. She spent 15 years of her career in part-time positions to be both an 'engaged' employee and mother. But Martin says the gamble has paid off with a recent promotion at German supplier Hella and children who are exploring careers in the automotive industry.... Read More »

JLR’s Kim McCullough is on the move at work and behind the wheel

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Jaguar Land Rover N.A. marketing boss Kim McCullough says being open to relocating and having a flexible family are 'critical' enablers to succeed in today's auto industry. And when she isn’t on a transatlantic flight, McCullough is cruising in her vintage Jag to help her market the brands’ current models.... Read More »

OESA boss Julie Fream makes inroads at Ford, FCA

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Julie Fream's experience on both the automaker and supplier fronts helped her become CEO of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association. And under Fream’s leadership, the group now has seats on the supplier council boards at two Detroit automakers – an OESA first.... Read More »

Honda's Lara Harrington: From driveway repairs to chief engineer

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

As a child, Lara Harrington helped her dad fix cars at their Ohio home. Today, she's creating new vehicles for Honda after achieving her goal of becoming one of the automaker's first female chief engineers.... Read More »

Women spark a better work-life balance for all

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Women say striking a work-life balance is a challenge for men and women. But men are less honest about it. These leading women say they have made sacrifices to achieve work-life balance because as leaders, they must shape a culture for the next generation to define boundaries.... Read More »

How we selected 100 Leading Women

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

In 2000, when we put together our first list of 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry, we had a difficult time finding women in authority. But times have changed. This year, in assembling our fourth list, we struggled to choose among hundreds of powerful female executives.... Read More »

More companies seem willing to give employees sabbatical leave to help them restore work-life balance

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Hard-working executives are beginning to ask for time away to reconnect with their families, and companies are responding.... Read More »

JASON STEIN

It's the perfect time to measure progress, success of women in the auto industry

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

In the fast-paced, ever-changing and increasingly complex automotive world, there are few moments when an industry can take stock of progress. This is one such moment.... Read More »

GREAT RESPONSIBILITY

The Leading Women didn't get here on their own

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Don't quit. Learn to play golf. That is some of the advice that the industry's leading women share with their female colleagues. As role models, these leaders feel responsibility for helping other women succeed.... Read More »

VIDEO: Behind-the-scenes with Ford's 'Leading Women'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Lights. Camera. Action! And some cool clothes and makeup, too. Ford provides a backstage glimpse at a photo shoot featuring some of the automaker's female employees who made the 2015 Automotive News 'Leading Women' list.... Read More »

VIDEO: Leading Women Roundtable: Chapter 3

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

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VIDEO: Leading Women Roundtable: Chapter 2

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VIDEO: 100 Leading Women Full Roundtable Discussion

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VIDEO: Leading Women Roundtable: Chapter 4

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VIDEO: Leading Women Roundtable: Chapter 1

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GAINING SHARE

Ranks of women in the European auto sector are growing, but top female execs say the industry must do more

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

The presence of women in the European auto industry is growing but the consensus among leading female executives is that more needs to be done.... Read More »

WOMENOMICS

Japan's diversity drive is pushing women out of 'office lady' status and up to new heights

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Japan's long male-dominated auto industry is evolving. Today, women are reaching new heights, from holding key r&d posts and achieving chief engineer status to running key overseas units. What's more, Japanese automakers are pursuing publicized targets to promote more women.... Read More »

BATTLE-TESTED

Women find ways to turn challenges into opportunities

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Many of the auto industry's leading women executives found themselves tested by the 2008-2009 economic crisis.... Read More »

LIKE MOTHER, LIKE DAUGHTER

In male-dominated industry, this small group shines with skill and personality

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Most new-car dealers are men, so sons and grandsons following the footsteps of fathers and grandfathers in the retail auto industry is a given. Mothers and daughters in the business are harder to find, but they're there.... Read More »

GENDER GAP

Why don't more women work in dealerships?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

Nonconventional hours and commission pay plans are among the reasons many women pass up dealership jobs.... Read More »

For women, negotiating pay is 'like a root canal'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

For many women, negotiating pay is like having a root canal. That may be one reason why they still earn less than men.... Read More »

THINK LIKE A MAN

Borrowing some behaviors can help women get heard in male-dominated industry, experts say

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 9, 2015

This just in: Men and women think and act differently in the workplace. And the differences can make it much harder for women to get ahead in a male-dominated industry such as automotive.... Read More »

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