Women Driving Innovation

Women driving innovation

November 8, 2018

Registration & Networking: 5:00 pm
Presentations: 6:00 - 8:30 pm

Complimentary Hors D'oeuvres & Parking


The automotive industry is in the midst of an exciting and pivotal transformation, where the ability to out-innovate, outperform and retain technology leadership is more critical to success than ever before. Women play a lead role in driving business outcomes in the automotive industry by fostering innovation and creativity, identifying and solving problems, facilitating collaboration and information sharing, connecting communities of employees, customers, partners, and shareholders, among others. Gender diversity is good for business, as it has been tied to improved organizational and financial performance, improved reputation, ability to hire and retain top talent, and increase innovation.

Join us for an evening of leadership insights, coaching and a celebration of women driving innovation, to inspire and guide your career development. The event will include a panel discussion by leaders in the industry, covering topics to help you learn from the best with career advice you can apply today.

Whether you are looking to move up the corporate ladder, exploring new opportunities or launching your new startup, developing modern leadership skills and fostering diversity in the workplace are critical to helping you take that next step on your career journey.

We invite you to take this opportunity to help you develop your own personal strategy for the future of your career.


Jada Smith

Jada Smith

Vice President, Advanced Engineering & External Relations, Aptiv


Panel Discussion

Mary Moore

Mary Moore

Strategic Marketing Director,
SAE International

Janice Casagrande

Janice Casagrande

Director, North America Enterprise Account Team,


Management Education Center (MEC)
811 West Square Lake Road
Troy, MI 48098

Margaret Schmitt

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