Make Your Mark: Girl Gang Garage announces custom build competition, open to Canadians

Arizona, United States – Girl Gang Garage has opened a competition on Instagram, calling on women across the world to share their custom builds and the stories behind them. The runner-up will receive Girl Gang Garage merchandise, the winner will get the merch and have their work showcased with the shop’s owner, Bogi Lateiner. This […]

WIN invites collision industry to free conference preview webinar

Petra Schroeder, WIN chair.

By CRM Staff Leesburg, Virginia — April 6, 2018 — The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) recently announced it will be hosting an upcoming webinar. The webinar will be a 30‐minute informational session called “Why WIN? Why Conference?” and it will be held on Wednesday, April 25 at 3:30 PM EST. Registration is free for all […]

Nissan puts Saudi women behind the wheel with surprise instructors

Nissan has released a new video celebrating the change to Saudia Arabia's driving laws.

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — February 5, 2018 –– Five months after the historic change in Saudi Arabia’s laws finally allowing female citizens to earn drivers licenses, women claim they are still facing reluctance from some of their family members. To help overcome this, Nissan offered a group of aspiring female motorists the chance to […]

Pay it forward: GM Canada to invest $1.8 million in STEM

CTC Markham – Canada's newest and largest automotive software hubMinister of Innovation Navdeep Singh Bains and CTC Markham – Canada's newest and largest automotive software hub.

By CRM Staff Markham, Ontario — January 23, 2018 — General Motors (GM) Canada has announced it will invest $1.8 million into a fund supporting science technology engineering and math (STEM) educational programs. The announcement, made at the grand opening of CTC Markham, indicated that the funds would be directed at future innovators looking to […]

Womens Industry Network opens 2018 scholarship applications


By Tom Davis Leesburg, Virginia — November 14, 2017 — The Womens Industry Network (WIN) has opened applications for its 2018 scholarship program. The organization said it is committed to “financially supporting females who demonstrate their desire to excel in the field of collision repair” through the program. Applications for next year’s scholarship will be […]

Women’s Industry Network to open Most Influential Women award nominations

MIW awards

By CRM Staff Leesburg, Virginia — October 26, 2017 — The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) has announced nominations for its prestigious Most Influential Women (MIW) award will open on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. The nominations will stay open until Monday, January 15, 2018, with the final winners being recognized at a gala held during the […]

Sponsorships reaffirm importance of Women’s Industry Network

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Leesburg, Virginia — March 14, 2016 — There’s no question that the Women’s Industry Network (WIN) is a positive force in the collision repair business. Over its existence, WIN has highlighted the contributions women have made the industry, given them a forum to discuss how to advance themselves and the business as a whole and […]

Women’s Industry Network to hold introductory webinar

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Leesburg,Virginia — February 11, 2016 — The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) is hosting a 30-minute informational webinar called “Why WIN? Introduction to the Women’s Industry Network” on Thursday, February 18 at 2 p.m. EST. Michelle Sullivan, WIN Board Member and co-chair of the membership committee, will explain WIN’s mission, how WIN engages women, why the […]

Women’s Industry Network’s membership rises to 478

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Leesburg, Viriginia — February 5, 2016 — The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) has announced that the #ALLIN4WIN Membership Campaign held during the fourth quarter of 2015 propelled their membership total to 478. “We are thrilled to see our highest membership numbers ever,” said Mary Kunz, Marketing Director for Professional Parts Group and Chair of the […]