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Women Excelling in Automotive Share Inspiring Stories Through 'SheIsSEMA'

By Ashley Reyes

The SEMA Businesswomen's Network (SBN) has announced itsSBN latest SheIsSEMA Spotlight members! The SheIsSEMA program raises awareness of women in the automotive aftermarket industry by highlighting their career stories through SEMA communications and on the SheIsSEMA website. The features spotlight what these women do, how they landed their careers and how they continue to thrive and break barriers in a traditionally male-dominated industry.   

Get to know the SBN's newest spotlight members listed below by visiting the SheIsSEMA website. You'll learn about their notable career challenges and accomplishments, the qualities that helped them get to where they are today, and the best industry advice that they learned along the way!    

  • Deanna Hicks, K&N Engineering   
  • Heather Tausch, Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels   
  • Jennifer Chaplin, Tops Off Adventures  
  • Leah Hall, Alltrade Tools   
  • Lori Johnson, Ladies, Start Your Engines!   
  • Marisol Herrera, The Zimmerman Automobile Driving Museum  
  • Talena Handley, Girlie Garage  

Interested in being spotlighted or know of an SBN member who deserves recognition? Fill out a SheIsSEMA spotlight form to submit a self-nomination or nominate a colleague and highlight how you or she is contributing to the specialty-equipment industry.  

Selected candidates are automatically eligible to be considered for SBN's #SheIsSEMA Woman of the Year award and are featured on SBN's social media, SEMA News and on the website.