Women at the wheel
A network of pioneering women accelerating the UK automotive industry
Welcome to Women at the Wheel UK
We are an organisation dedicated to developing women who want to become the next generation of automotive industry leaders.
- Whether you’re just starting your career, already down the path to leadership, or considering a switch to the automotive industry - we want to welcome you to the group. We are working against a set of ambitions and principles - driving towards increasing talented, hard-working women in leadership positions across the industry.
- We are committed to promoting equality, empowering women and developing careers and to remove any barriers that prevent advancement in the automotive industry. However, we believe in full and inclusive participation for all -regardless of gender. Everyone is welcome and has the right to contribute talents, skills and resources to the work we do and participate in the events we host.
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Membership is free and you will benefit from access to a programme of events held around the UK, access to interviews with leading women, the opportunity to interact and share views and perspectives with the network.
We have created a series of events focused on key themes, including mentoring/sponsorship; Personal Branding; Smart Commitments.
Each event will be interactive and provide practical takeaway’s relevant to the theme - to make it “real” to the participants.
Note: our events are for members only.
- 7 September 2017 Taking it up a gear: Deloitte launches its Women at the Wheel networking series
Here you will find inspired links and notable news in our article library, you can also read Women on the road which is a report back on industry events the Women at the Wheel members have attended. Updated each month they are available to review at your leisure.
Please send us anything newsworthy for inclusion this could include videos; podcasts; written articles; commentary or even mentions of our very own network to firstname.lastname@example.org
Learning from experience
An interview with Gloria Esposito
Gloria Esposito was drawn to her auto-related work because of her passion for the environment. She is the Head of Projects for the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), a public-private non-profit with over 170 members, whose mission is to accelerate the shift to low-carbon vehicles and fuels. An environmental scientist by training, Gloria has a Masters in integrated pollution control, specialising in atmospheric chemistry.
How did you get involved in auto-related work?
I spent the formative part of my career measuring and modelling air pollution emissions, first in a research group that now runs London’s air quality network. That involved calibrating instruments that measured air pollution emissions and, on the regulatory side, controlling industrial emissions. I then went to a consultancy where the work was understanding and controlling traffic emissions. Read more...