Inspiring Automotive Women

The UK Automotive 30% Club hosted 100 students from 10 secondary schools for a careers networking event at the CDX17 automotive fair in Silverstone on the 23rd May 2017 in partnership with the Volkswagen Group UK.  Brought to Silverstone by UK Automotive 30% Club Founder Julia Muir for its second year, Inspiring Automotive Women highlighted the […]

30:30:30 Campaign Launch

The UK Automotive 30% Club has launched a major new initiative at Silverstone during annual automotive industry fair, CDX17. Organised in collaboration with Speakers for Schools, the 30:30:30 campaign will see 30 industry leaders give speeches to 30 secondary schools across the country, followed by 30 executive job shadowing placements for selected students. The campaign’s aim […]

Learning Group Meeting

Our May 2017 Learning Group Meeting was hosted by MAZDA UK at their Dartford headquarters and organised by our sister non-profit organisation, Gaia Innovation Ltd. As well as an update on our UK Automotive 30% Club Actions, the event included a presentation by McKinsey on Closing the Gender Gap, and from Women Returners to examine strategies to access […]

Annual Conference 2016

    This year’s annual conference included a year review, with guest presentations from Nicky Morgan MP on the wider importance of closing the gender gap to the UK economy, Dr Elizabeth Kelan of Cranfield University on Engaging Men to Create a Gender Inclusive Culture, and Jardine Motor Group on Closing the Gender Gap in […]

London Design Biennale

The UK Automotive 30% Club hosted 50 female school students from South Yorkshire and Northumberland during the inaugural London Design Biennale at Somerset House, London. “Inspiring Women in Design” organised through Sheffield based Gaia Innovation, was attended by students from Wickersley School, Horizon Community College, Hall Cross Academy, Dinnington High School, Darton College and St […]

The Motor Trade Must Reach Out to Attract Talented Women

  When I first joined the motor trade as a graduate trainee, it didn’t strike me as odd that the industry was male dominated. I had been part of a business degree cohort where 60% of the students were women, at a time when the Prime Minister was a woman, and I naturally assumed that […]