Mary Beth Vander Schaaf Senior Director of Editorial Operations [email protected] 313-446-0363 See All Staff Page Recent Stories Leading Women must be seen The goal of Automotive News' list of 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry is to make women in the industry with authority more visible. How we selected 100 Leading Women Every five years since 2000, we have put together a list of 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry. It's always challenging. Twenty years ago it was hard to find enough executives with authority; this year, the challenge was choosing among hundreds of powerful female executives. Nominations due for Leading Women list Automotive News selections are underway for the fifth roster of 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry. The nomination site closes Feb. 28. Submit your nominees for Leading Women list Every five years since 2000, Automotive News has shined a spotlight on the auto industry's top female leaders. Here's your chance to help select next year's class of 100. Has the conversation on sexism changed? Take our new survey Automotive News is conducting a survey of women currently working in the auto industry to discover if the conversation on sexism in the workplace has changed in the last year. Women in automotive: We want to hear from you Automotive News is taking a serious look at sexism in the auto industry. A popular venue Coming together A new initiative for empowering women in the auto industry In November, Automotive News' "100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry" special section delivered a thunderous message to the industry: Leadership opportunities for women must expand. How we selected 100 Leading Women 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. Help us honor the top women in the auto industry We are looking for powerful women in the auto industry. One hundred of them. Sunday inspiration Looking forward to 2015's 100 Leading Women Every five years since 2000, I have been in charge of a massive project at Automotive News -- seeking and learning about top female executives at automakers, suppliers and dealerships so we can compile the list of 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry. Friendship Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram of Bristol named Best Dealership To Work For Friendship Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram of Bristol, a Tennessee auto dealership that puts an emphasis on serving the needs of others, has won the top ranking on the second Automotive News list of the 100 Best Dealerships To Work For.