SBN's mission is to encourage and empower women in the industry, and we understand that it takes both men and women alike to accomplish this.
Watch SBN's three-part Male Ally Webinar Series and learn how men can play an active part in supporting women in the industry. Logging in to your SEMA.org account is required.
Part 1: What Does a Male Ally Look Like?
Women have been breaking barriers and making significant strides in the traditionally male-dominated automotive aftermarket industry; however, achieving true equality and inclusivity in the field still requires a collective effort from both men and women. Watch this session to learn what a male ally is, why it's important, how it's accomplished and key characteristics that could be helpful when encountering a situation that requires a male ally.
Speakers: Wade Kawasaki, Tara Thompson (Dixie 4 Wheel Drive), Frank Vasquez (K&N Suspensions), Rachel Speir (RS Marqueting)
Part 2: Real Life Scenarios: Examples of Male Ally Support
Establishing an organization in which women are supported by their male counterparts fosters innovation and success. Watch this session to hear from industry leaders as they share real-life scenarios for how men can further support women in their roles.
Speakers: Justin Perret (Oracle Lighting), Mark Taylor (Kam Marketing), Randall Speir (a Senior Business Leader)
Part 3: Looking to the Future
Upcoming event on September 19 at 12:00 p.m. PDT
During the final session of the SBN Male Ally Webinar Series, participants will learn actionable ideas for applying a male ally program into their organization. Join industry leaders as they share tips for starting a male ally program at work, how to measure its success and how to ensure male ally efforts are sustained in the company culture.
Speakers: Rachel Speir (RS Marqueting), Seth Metzger (Dana Incorporated), Matt Reasoner (Truck Hero), Dana Wilke (Jessi Combs Foundation)