350+

In-person Attendees

500+

Online Attendees

400+

Companies Represented

30+

Speakers

Women Automotive Network

🌟The 2023 Women Automotive Summit is over, but plans are already well underway for the 2024 Summit!🌟

Thank you to all the speakers, sponsors, partners, and attendees who participated in the 2023 Annual Summit, and made it such an inspiring and empowering day!


Watch the Summit video here!


2023 In Numbers:

  • 1,154 attendees, with 362 in person.
  • 31 speakers.
  • 13 interactive workshops.
  • 6 awards.
  • 51 proud partners.

What our attendees said:

"It‘s hard to describe in words the special kind of energy and vibe that was there right from the start entering the conference area. I met so many great, interesting and powerful ladies 💃🏼."

Member of the Supervisory Board, Daimler Truck AG

"It was a real pleasure to contribute to the Women Automotive Summit…..the energy was amazing, so much inspiration and sharing of experiences. Crucial in the face of the huge transformation within the automotive industry"

Vice President Digital Commerce, Digital Channels BMW Group


Though the Annual Summit has concluded, you can still connect with our 27,000+ community on LinkedIn.


What's Coming Up Next:

Interested in the 2024 events & Women Automotive Network membership opportunities? Enquire here.

Hope to “see” you soon!


Interested in joining us in 2024?


Save the Date: 8th October 2024!

2023 Past Event Schedule

14:00

Interactive Roundtable Workshops

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For full list of topics and to choose which session you would like to join, please visit this link

  • "1. How to build, scale and lead global e-mobility start-ups? Lessons learnt and insights from an entrepreneurial leader"
    Dr. Angelika Berger-Sodian
    CEO and Chairwoman of the Board, Portuguese Stealth Mode Mobility Startup
  • "2. Ensuring industry competitiveness through women empowerment"
    Barbara Bruno
    Chief Practice Officer, Gi Group
  • "3. Building relationships with suppliers in the SME world – the power of human connection"
    Ana Lovera
    Founder, Sourcing Values Inc., Canada
  • "4. Cracking the code: How we built an Automotive Software Community called Eclipse SDV?"
    Sara Gallian
    SDV Program Manager, Eclipse Foundation
  • "5. Building Your Authority with Luxury Codes"
    Cláudia Brandão
    Specialist on Luxury & Premium Brands
  • "6. Green Mobility Led by Women in Automotive"
    Lucyna Bogusz
    Poland Country Manager, CA Auto Bank
  • "6. Green Mobility Led by Women in Automotive"
    Marcella Merli
    Italy Country Manager,CA Auto Bank
  • "7. Automotive Industry in Transition – Facing Leadership Challenges"
    Tanja Svjetlanovic
    Consultant Executive Search, Automotive, Spencer Stuart
  • "8. Driven by Men: The Race to Put More Women in the Automotive Driving Seat by 2026."
    Lauren Price
    Senior Partner and Head of Diversity and Inclusion Wenham Carter
  • "8. Driven by Men: The Race to Put More Women in the Automotive Driving Seat by 2026"
    Lucy Franklin
    Diversity & Transformation Director Wenham Carter
  • "9. Upgrade your mentoring – a deep dive into what’s not working about mentoring today and how to change it”
    Micha Goebig
    Founder & CEO, GO BIG Coaching & Communications, USA
  • "10. Unlocking Career Success: Design Thinking for Your Professional Journey"
    Dajana Aleksic
    Head of Product, Mercedes-Benz Mobility AG
  • "11. Ingredients to a Successful Analytics Strategy"
    Fong Li Wee
    Director, Analytics Insights TEIS, TE Connectivity
  • 12. Women as Technology and Innovation Leaders in Automotive"
    Alice Bennati
    Automotive Senior Manager, Micron Technology
  • "12. Women as Technology and Innovation Leaders in Automotive"
    Garima Mathur
    Director, Automotive Strategy & Marketing, Micron Technology
  • "13. Races are won and lost in the pit stop"
    Maya Rooz
    ICF-ACC Professional Coach, Speaker and Life Organizer
18:00
22:00

Porsche After-Work Event “Meet the Team”, at the Porsche Museum

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Are you interested in working within Porsche's production team? You are invited to join this event. For more information see this link. To get one of the limited invitations, please email your CV to: nicole.lay@porsche.de * Please note, this event will be hosted in German.

ATTEND IN-PERSON OR ONLINE

Join us for a day of inspiration, collaboration, and networking with influential leaders and professionals in the automotive sector. Choose to attend in-person or online.

PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY

GOLD SPONSORS

SILVER SPONSORS

BRONZE SPONSORS

CORPORATE MEMBERS

Position your brand as a supporter of advancing women in the automotive industry. Host one of the networking activities, reserve a speaking position and more. Contact us to find out more:

BECOME A SPONSOR

SPEAKERS INCLUDE

Get inspired by our lineup of influential speakers who are driving change in the automotive industry. Hear from thought leaders, experts, and visionaries as they share their insights, experiences, and strategies for success.
Dr. Angelika Sodian-Berger

CEO and Chairwoman of the Board, Portuguese Stealth Mode Mobility Startup

Laurie Fitzgerald

Senior Vice President, Avanci

Melanie Schuttenberg

Vice President Customer Business Unit EMEA & Managing Director Flex Automotive GmbH

Nicole Stevenson

VP Strategy & Marketing at Flex

Nina Roeck

Vice President & Project Lead for the ADAS Transformation in the Mobility Company Project at Bosch

Kirsty Skinner-Gerth

Vice President Digital Commerce, Digital Channels, BMW

Patricia Bernstein

Vice President Development Workshops, Porsche AG

Wiebke Ståhl

Managing Director, Bugatti International S.A.

Marie-Fleur Revel

Managing Director, XL2 GmbH by Audi & Capgemini

Frederic Ruesche

Managing Director, Renault Trucks Germany

Andrea Seidel

Director IT Infrastructure, Daimler Truck AG

Domiziano Pontone

Chief Corporate Sales Officer, Gi Group Holding

Barbara Bruno

Chief Practice Officer, Gi Group

Dr. Anne Katharina Rhode

Head of Organizational Design, Thoughtworks

Judith Gaspar

Director Talent Management EMEA and Reliability and Agility Segments

Fong Li Wee

Director, Analytics Insights TEIS, TE Connectivity

Micha Goebig

Founder & CEO, GO BIG Coaching & Communications, USA

Ana Lovera

Founder, Sourcing Values Inc., Canada

Dajana Aleksic

Head of Product, Mercedes-Benz Mobility AG

Lucy Franklin

Diversity & Transformation Director, Wenham Carter Group

Lauren Price

Senior Partner and Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Wenham Carter Group

Sara Gallian

SDV Program Manager, Eclipse Foundation

Alice Bennati

Automotive Senior Manager, Micron Semiconductor (Deutschland) GmbH

Marcella Merli

Italy Country Manager,CA Auto Bank

Lucyna Bogusz

Poland Country Manager, CA Auto Bank

Tanja Svjetlanovic

Consultant Executive Search, Automotive, Spencer Stuart

Caroline Trudeau

Senior Industry Advisor Chairperson & Host.

Nicole Scott

Globalive Media

Cláudia Brandão

Specialist on Luxury & Premium Brands

Thilo Koslowski

Strategic Advisor, Board Member, Founder & former CEO Porsche Digital

Interested in Speaking?

Submit your proposals for presentations and workshops, join us in exchanging knowledge and best practices in the automotive industry. We welcome diverse perspectives and experiences.

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