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If you haven’t taken a look at the full 2018 Women & Automotive agenda, you can find it here! We’re very excited about the first speaker on deck for this year’s Women & Automotive Canadian Leadership Forum, Becca Polak. She’ll be delivering the opening keynote, “Accountability, Action & Change in the Automotive Industry.” Becca Polak
A highly intriguing article made the rounds here this past week. Writing for the Harvard Business Review, author Shawn Achor asked with his headline, “Do Women’s Networking Events Move the Needle on Equality?” In a remarkable reversal of Betteridge’s law of headlines, Achor concluded that yes, attending professional women’s events — like the 2018 Women &
There are certainly plenty of women prepared to handle the responsibilities of higher ranks in business, as this plethora of qualified women have already worked and proven themselves far more than worthy. But what about newer generations of women workers? Here is where mentorship, for both men and women, becomes an indispensable key. In a
January 30, 2018
We’re less than two months away from the 2018 Women & Automotive Canadian Leadership Forum! As we have in years past, we’re making sure W&A 2018 is the best time investment for you packed into a single day at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. As always, our esteemed speakers all forged their own way
Women comprise at least half of the population worldwide, and Canada presents no exception. However, looking at businesses and industries across the board, women are woefully underrepresented in leadership roles. While the 2016 Canadian Board Diversity Council report card discovered that more women than ever sit on company boards, the data revealed how low the
January 5, 2018
Kathy Ward, former president and CEO of Canadian Black Book, passed away on Christmas Eve. She was 60 and had been battling cancer. She had retired in September of 2016. Brad Rome replaced her as president. “Kathy was a true industry icon and pioneering example of female success in automotive,” Rome said in an email
  • Women & Automotive 2017 Profiles in Leadership
The Women & Automotive Canadian Leadership Forum has proven itself as one of the up-and-coming events in the Canadian used-car industry, gathering some of the most influential and important names in the business for a day to discuss how to foster a more diverse, inclusive atmosphere for the growth and betterment of the industry. If
The 2018 Women & Automotive Canadian Leadership Forum is coming sooner than you may realize. In just over three months, people across the country will converge on the Westin Harbour Castle on the Toronto waterfront for this special event. If you want to attend but someone needs further convincing, here are some handy talking points
Today we’re celebrating International Women’s Day with wise words from our inaugural ‘Profiles in Leadership’ award recipients and all around inspirational female leaders of the automotive industry. I always try to look forward and not back and provide my teammates with continual performance feedback and clear expectations. —Alba Henderson, Bickley Ford I dig right in to
As part of the Special Conference Edition coverage in the March/April issue, Auto Remarketing Canada is launching a new feature called Women & Automotive: Profiles in Leadership. In conjunction with the Women & Automotive: Canadian Leadership Forum, Auto Remarketing Canada will be compiling a handful of profile stories about women in the Canadian auto industry who exemplify