What’s happening this year?

The Women Automotive Network is a community of professionals from across all disciplines of the industry. Membership is open to anyone wishing to meet like-minded people, offering a platform for diversity and technology discussion. Are you inspired to change the dynamics of the industry? Join and be part of activities including events, mentorship programmes, book clubs, job opportunities and more…

Women Automotive – Winter Meetup, 23rd Nov 2021

Join us November 23rd for the final Meetup of the year where we will spend the afternoon reflecting on 2021 and looking ahead to what new challenges and opportunities 2022 will present, before an evening of speed networking!

Current speakers include:

CEO, Mercedes-Benz, Canada
Managing Director, Peugeot UK
Partner, Roland & Berger

Interested in speaking and sponsoring?

Women Automotive – Spring Meetup, 7th March 2022

At the 2021 Meetup over 250 automotive professionals got together for International Women’s Day and joined in the #ChooseToChallenge initiative. Join us in 2022 online for an afternoon of celebrating industry leaders & networking.

Key Statistics:
250+ attendees
30+ countries
317 one-to-one meetings

Submit your interest in speaking and sponsoring:

Women Automotive Summit, 22-23 June 2022

We will continue to celebrate international women’s success stories and provide a platform for global diversity and tech trends discussion online in 2022. With 501 attendees from 34 countries represented at the 2021 event, we are committed to continuing to bring together our now global Network of passionate automotive representatives.

704 one-to-one meetings took place and attendees spent an average 8.1 hours online at the event!

What our attendees say


2021 Attendees

2021 Speakers

Angie Gifford

Vice President of Central Europe, Facebook
Angie Gifford has been serving as Facebook’s Vice President for Central Europe since January 2020.

Dr. Astrid A Fontaine

Member of the Board of Management, Bentley Motors
Dr. Fontaine joined Bentley Motors in January 2018. She is responsible for all strategic and operational aspects of global Human Resources. In addition she leads the Digital Transformation and Digitalization of enterprise, products (car and services) and customer related areas of the business.

Linda Jackson

Global CEO, PEUGEOT & Member of Top Executive Team, Stellantis
Linda Jackson, born in the United Kingdom and graduating with an MBA from the University of Warwick, has spent her entire career in the automotive industry.


Vice President Digital & IT Sales/Marketing Mercedes-Benz Cars, Mercedes-Benz AG, Germany
In this position, she is responsible for all IT-based marketing, sales and aftersales activities as well as the entire digital customer experience.

Dr. Christiane Zorn

Head of Product Marketing, AUDI AG.
She studied business administration as part of a double master’s degree program (business graduate/ master degree) at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Munich and the French EM Lyon Ecole de Management, with a focus on controlling, strategic management and marketing.

Kylie Jimenez

Vice President, People & Innovation, Toyota Motor Europe
Kylie Jimenez joined Toyota Motor Europe (TME) in 2021 as Vice President of People and Innovation.

Inga Maurer

Partner, McKinsey & Company, USA
Inga Maurer first became involved with McKinsey and Company over a decade ago and is currently based in our Chicago office.

Josephine Payne

Craiova Site Director and President Ford of Romania, Ford Motor Company

Interested in joining this fantastic line-up? Submit your speaker proposal online.

2021 Supporters


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