Leading Women Network

Introducing the Automotive News Leading Women Network. Presented in collaboration with Deloitte, Inforum and Ally, the network is a community of men and women working together toward a shared objective: to educate, mentor and empower women in automotive.

We invite you to get involved and share your ideas about how to create more opportunities for women in the automotive industry. 

SAVE THE DATE for the first meeting of the Leading Women Network, an extraordinary learning and networking opportunity taking place Thursday, November 10 at The Henry in Dearborn, Mich. 

Please enter your information in the form to the right and you'll be notified when this and future meetings and activities are scheduled. 

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RECENT NEWS: Women and the Automotive Industry
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The 13 Most Important STEM Colleges For Women
There are several indicators that the number of women in STEM is on the rise, along with programs designed to encourage women to join the field. Forbes used their 2016 Best Value college rankings list to determine which schools are helping launch women in STEM professions.

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Women auto leaders honored during NADA events 
The Women's Automotive Association International handed out its Spirit of Leadership Awards at a reception at the NADA event in Las Vegas this year.

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Women of Influence: Meet the Women Auto Designers Behind the Wheel
Designer, Rossella Guasco, Head of the Color & Materials Style Center for every FCA brand including Fiat, Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Lancia and Maserati, is interviewed in a Forbes article highlighting women in automotive.

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GM CEO Mary Barra 'Missed' Importance Of Being A Woman 
As General Motors chief executive Mary Barra comes up on her two-year anniversary leading the company, she said one of the biggest things she's learned is how important it is to other people that she's a woman.

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The Deficiencies of Tech's 'Pipeline' Metaphor 
An easy, ultimately lacking, way to talk about the messy reality of inequality, discrimination, and corporate culture in America.

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Women at the wheel: Recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in the automotive industry

Deloitte and Automotive News spent most of 2015 surveying and interviewing women originally nominated for the 2015 Leading Women in the North American Automotive Industry award. Their views on the attraction, retention, and advancement of women in the automotive industry have been published in "Women at the wheel."

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Michigan Student to get White House Computer Science honor
Christina Li of Utica spent the past four years becoming one of the nation's top female innovators in computer education.

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