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Upcoming Events:

2016 Summer Leadership Conference

July 27-28, 2016 | The Westin, Indianapolis

50 West Capitol Ave. | Indianapolis, Ind.

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Registration is now open for our 2016 summer conference.

Join the Women’s Board in Indianapolis for a day and a half of networking, top-notch education and career leadership.

To ensure delivery of registration forms, please open the form using the link below and save to your computer. Then fill out the saved document and click “Submit by Email” button at the bottom of the page.

Register now!

UPDATED Conference Agenda

Hotel accommodations:


  • Call 1-800-WESTIN1 and reference “Women’s Board” or book online.

A group rate of $139 per night at the Westin Indianapolis is available.


Recent Events:

Winter Leadership Conference | February 10-11, 2016 | Caribe Royale, Orlando, Fla.

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Conference Photos
Full Agenda and Speaker List

Presentations from the 2016 Winter Leadership Conference:

Digital Darwinism (Resource Guide) – Arfa Syed, Auto Care Association

Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF) Awareness Program – Joel Ayres, Executive Director

Corporate Athlete (handout) – Rhonda Waters, Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute

Free Energy Profile – Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute

AWAKE: Advancing Women in Automotive Knowledge Exchange (handout) – France Daviault, AIA Canada

Globalization and the Automotive Aftermarket (Globalization Introduction) – Andres Castrillon, Auto Care Association

Auto Holiday Insights 2015 – Michael Coccagnia, Google
Path to Purchase Study (Auto Service) – Michael Coccagnia, Google
Google Insights: Think with Google (recommended website)


 2015 Summer Leadership Conference | August 2015 | Denver, Colo.

View the full agenda and conference photos.

Summer 2015 Group Photo

Presentations from the Women’s Board 2015 Winter Meeting, Feb. 4-5, 2015 in Orlando, Fla.

Unconscious Bias and Blind Spots (what you don’t know can hurt you) - Kathleen Nalty

Negotiation Strategies and Presenting Your Best Self presentation - Kathleen Winsor-Games

Ubuntu! Presentation - Dr. Bob Nelson

2015 Emerging Car Care Trends – Dawn Zieren, The NPD Group, Inc.

The Warrior Projects: Valkyrie all-female build – Presented by Julia Johnson

About the Women’s Board

2015 Scholarship and Education Committee Update – Vonda Lee, Education and Development Chair

2015 Women’s Board Sponsorship Information – Tina Choinacky, Marketing and Recruitment Chair

2015 Be Car Care Aware and WB Update – Rachel Weymouth, Coordinator, Car Care Council


Past Events:

The Women’s Board hosts bi-annual conferences. A day and a half of networking, professional and personal development, career leadership and up-to-date industry trends.

Presentations from the Women’s Board 2015 Winter Meeting, Feb. 4-5, 2015 in Orlando, Fla.


E-Tailing in the Automotive Aftermarket (executive summary) -
Behzad Rassuli, Auto Care Association

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Brakes for Breasts – Laura Frank and Leigh Ann Best Learn the inspiration for their story.

What Metal is Moving? – Marty Miller, Experian

A Woman’s Perspective on Leadership and Learning – John Passante, Organizational Development Group

Using Aftermarket-Specific Education to Enhance Your Workforce – Donna Wagner, Northwood University

Auto Care 101 – Bogi Lateiner, 180 Degrees Automotive; Jill Trotta,; Pam Oakes, Pam’s Motor City; Carolyn Coquillette, Luscious Garage; Tina Smith, NGK Spark Plugs

The Great and Powerful Ah!- Karel Murray