Kathy Gilbert
| 3 July 2018

Women: We're Stronger Together

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m fiercely passionate about supporting and empowering women in automotive. A few years ago, I helped found “Women in Automotive” with the goal of encouraging women in the auto industry. One of the projects I’m proudest of is the annual Women in Automotive conference. Our summer conference took place last weekend in Orlando, FL, and the theme was one of my favorites: “Stronger Together.” I was struck by the inspiring keynote and breakout sessions and learned so much from the 350 other attendees. Here are some of my biggest takeaways:

It’s No Secret: Women are Key

Everyone at the conference— men, women, speakers, companies and sponsors — highlighted the importance women play in a changing industry. We have a lot of momentum, but everyone was pragmatic in realizing that we still have a long way to go. So, how do we get there? Read the Rest on Driving Sales

Kathy Gilbert
Kathy Gilbert

Kathy Gilbert has been in the automotive industry for over 20 years in various roles of increased significance at CDK Global, Inc. For the last 3 years as Director of Sales and Business Development, she has national responsibility for the minority dealer business, representing over 1,600 customers across the US, generating over $90M in revenues. Kathy is also responsible for building customer advocates and growing CDK’s brand and market share within the women retail business segment, representing over 1,000 customers across the US, generating over $57M in revenues.