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Who we are?

The Women Automotive Network is a community of 6,000+ 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…

What’s next?

Women Automotive – Spring Meetup, 7th March 2022

Let’s celebrate International Women’s Day together! Join us virtually for an afternoon of networking, with keynotes from #inspirationalwomen in automotive, focusing on #leadership and #careerdevelopment

What can you expect:
– 500+ attendees from 30+ countries
– Dedicated Career & Leadership Workshops
– Personal success stories from automotive female leaders

Submit your interest in speaking and sponsoring:

Women Automotive Summit, 22-23 June 2022

This event in the series is all about automotive #technology trends; dedicated to bringing together the latest game changers and industry leaders!

At the 2021 Summit, 704 one-to-one meetings took place and attendees spent an average 8.1 hours online!

Interested in being on Stage or becoming a Sponsor?

Women Automotive – Winter Meetup, 17 November 2022

Join us for the final virtual event of the year where we will spend the afternoon reflecting on 2022 and looking ahead to what new challenges and opportunities 2023 will present, before an evening of speed networking!

2021 Speakers included:

– President & CEO Mercedes-Benz Canada
– Managing Director, PEUGEOT UK & Vice President, Stellantis
– Executive Vice President, Chief Purchasing Officer, Volvo Group

What our attendees say

Women Automotive Summit

2021 Attendees

2021 Speakers

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.

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.


Eva Wiese

President & CEO Mercedes-Benz Canada
Eva Wiese is President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Canada, leading a team dedicated to the national sales, marketing, and service of Mercedes-Benz and Mercedes-AMG passenger vehicles and Mercedes-Benz Vans.

Josephine Payne

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

Julie David

Managing Director, Peugeot UK & Vice President, Stellantis

Andrea Funder

Executive Vice President, Chief Purchasing Officer, Volvo Group


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.

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.

Interested in being a speaker at one of the 2022 events? Submit your speaker proposal online.

2021 Supporters


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Phone : +44 (0) 203 289 5003


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