Providing opportunities for professional women in the automotive specialty-equipment industry is a top priority for the SEMA Businesswomen’s Network (SBN). The SEMA Show affords SBN members multiple ways to hone leadership skills, encourage the advancement and growth of women in the industry, and inspire entry into the industry through education and mentoring.
SBN Member News
The SEMA Businesswomen’s Network (SBN) is a dynamic group representing more than 550 professional women employed in the aftermarket industry and has set its sights on hosting multiple women-driven networking and educational opportunities at the 2019 SEMA Show.
The SEMA Businesswomen’s Network (SBN) will hold its next Gear-up Girl Networking Event at the NASCAR Technical Institute (NTI) on September 12, from 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
July’s “She Is” Member Spotlight is dedicated to Young Executives Network (YEN) Chair Kirstin Stone from Radians.
Walk around the SEMA Show or attend any industry meeting or event anywhere, and you’ll cross paths with scores of businesswomen engaged in all aspects and at all levels of the automotive specialty-equipment industry. That wasn’t always the case.
It’s not entirely surprising that a 2018 study by LeanIn.org and McKinsey—which surveyed 118 companies and 30,000 employees—found that women still remain underrepresented in key positions at U.S. corporations, especially at senior levels of leadership.
In keeping with its mission to provide opportunities for professional women in the automotive specialty-equipment industry, the SEMA Businesswomen’s Network (SBN) hosted several successful events during the SEMA Show.
The SEMA Young Executives Network (YEN) has continued to not only grow its membership of young automotive professionals but also to improve upon and create new programs for its members. As the 2017 SEMA Show approaches, YEN is excited to announce the opportunities that young professionals have to connect with each other and YEN’s leadership during the week of the Show.
The SEMA Businesswomen’s Network (SBN) is dedicated to the advancement and empowerment of women who work in the automotive aftermarket industry. Through community and education, SBN has been providing women with the opportunity to connect with each other, become more engaged in the industry, and develop themselves professionally.
The SEMA Businesswomen’s Network (SBN) welcomes new leadership beginning July 1, 2017. Camee Edelbrock is the new SBN chair, and Lana Chrisman of McLeod Racing is the new SBN chair-elect. The SBN works toward the advancement of women in the automotive aftermarket industry. Through education and networking programs, the network provides women with community and resources to advance their careers.