FCA US to Host Networking Event for More Than 100 Female Entrepreneurs and Leaders

Posted on 13. Sep, 2018 by in Chrysler Canada

September 13, 2018

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

More than 100 womanlike entrepreneurs and attention leaders are approaching to attend a new networking eventuality hosted by FCA US LLC, designed to couple women business owners with a automaker’s tip womanlike leadership.
 
The “W2W Mixer,” holding place currently during a FCA US domicile in Auburn Hills, Michigan, facilities women representing 85 opposite businesses trimming from a builder of high-quality lubricants to an award-winning selling firm. Participants have a eventuality to representation their businesses and ideas to a series of FCA executives.
 
“FCA US is committed to lenient women inside a Company and to augmenting a impact women-owned businesses have on a supply base,” pronounced Barb Pilarski, Head of Human Resources, FCA US LLC. “Opportunities to bond a women leaders with achieved women business owners fuel a connectors and build a movement that will pierce a automotive attention forward.”
 
The eventuality will take place in a speed-networking format, giving attendees a eventuality to network with FCA women leaders from:

  • Business development
  • Dealer operations
  • Finance
  • Mopar
  • Purchasing

 
Representatives from a Great Lakes Women’s Business Council (WBC), a nonprofit champion for women, minority and small-business owners, will also be on-hand.
 
The Women’s Alliance, one of 7 FCA business apparatus groups operative to rouse inclusiveness, combined a eventuality as a approach to build suggestive connectors with a retailer community.
 
“To be invited by FCA to network and bond with other business owners in a automotive attention is a pointer that a attention is pulling toward gender equity,” pronounced Brittany Stovall, co-founder and CEO of Assured Quality Systems. “I extol FCA for bringing us together to disciple for women-owned businesses.”
 
The W2W Alliance Mixer is partial of FCA’s 19th annual MatchMaker event, that provides some-more than 250 minority-owned, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses entrance to FCA US leaders, buyers, tier-one suppliers and leaders from advocacy and certifying organizations.
 
In 2017, FCA US spent $8.2 billion with approximately 300 minority-, women- and veteran-owned suppliers, representing some-more than 18 percent of a Company’s sum annual purchasing.
 
Since 1983, a Company has purchased scarcely $62 billion from different suppliers.
 
In new years, FCA US perceived pivotal care awards for a retailer farrago programs, including:

  • National Minority Supplier Development Council – Corporation of a Year, Top Tier II Diversity Program Award, Innovation, Impact Award
  • Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council – Corporation of a Year Award
  • Women’s Business Enterprise National Council – Top Corporation for 6 uninterrupted years
  • Great Lakes Women’s Business Council – Corporation of a Year
  • Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – Top Corporation
  • Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce – Corporation of a Year
  • WBC – Great Lakes Excellence in Supplier Diversity Award
     

The Company recently warranted suggestive confirmation of a farrago care when a editors of a reputable DiversityInc magazine named FCA US to a magazine’s 2018 list of “Noteworthy Companies for Diversity” and to a list of “Top Companies for Veterans.”
 
About FCA US LLC
FCA US LLC is a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It designs, manufactures, and sells or distributes vehicles underneath a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The Company also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. FCA US is building on a ancestral foundations of Chrysler Corp., determined in 1925 by attention idealist Walter P. Chrysler and Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (F.I.A.T.), founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli. FCA US is a member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA).

FCA is an general automotive organisation listed on a New York Stock Exchange underneath a pitch “FCAU” and on a Mercato Telematico Azionario underneath a pitch “FCA.”

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