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Emeline King’s Historic Accomplishments


Join us on August 24, 2023, to hear from Emeline King — the first African American woman to work as a transportation designer for Ford Motor Company —  during this unique webinar event based on her autobiography, What Do You Mean A Black Girl Can't Design Cars? Emeline King, She Did It!

Focusing on her journey of 25 years in a male-dominated industry, Emeline will explore her fight for equality, the struggles and challenges that allowed her to blast through the glass ceiling, and her historic accomplishments in the automotive industry. With the goal of motivating and enlightening others to achieve their own dreams, Emeline's passionate perspective is one you won't want to miss. Click here to find out more!

Where: Go to Meetings Webinar
When: 1:00–2:00 PM August 24, 2023  

Communicating with Leadership: Strategies and Techniques for the Rising Professional

Registration is now available for our IN-PERSON September 12, 2023, Future Automotive Expert (FAE) event. Join AIAG and Plexus International's Jeremy Hazel to explore “Communicating with Leadership: Strategies and Techniques for the Rising Professional.”

As current professionals move toward retirement and younger candidates begin to fill their roles, there is a substantial mismatch in new professionals' communication skills, and the needs of organizations and leaders that employ them. In short, these individuals are not offered enough guidance on how to best communicate and be a vital part of leading their organizations as their careers progress.

Intended for up-and-coming professionals, this event will focus on analyzing management and how they operate, the concept of "interested parties" and how their perceptions are created, how to generate a common language with management, and more.

This early evening session includes a light dinner and networking opportunities. Click here to find out more.

4:00–4:30 pm  Registration and get dinner
4:30–5:30 pm  Enjoy dinner while listening to the presentation
5:30–6:30 pm  Networking

What Are FAE Events?
AIAG’s Future Automotive Expert (FAE) program is a series of events geared toward professionals who have recently joined the automotive/mobility industry.

Each FAE event is structured to help transfer knowledge and expertise from the current generation of industry leaders to the next generation, with a 45-minute presentation followed by a Q&A.




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