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May 11, 2022

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Women in the Aftermarket Leadership Forum presented by Fix Network Canada


*Invitation only* This event is a part of AIA Canada's Annual Conference.

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The Women in the Aftermarket Leadership Forum is presented by:

The Women in the Aftermarket Leadership Forum is a key part of the national push to advance gender equity, diversity and retaining talent within the automotive industry. 

While women have more opportunities in the senior ranks than ever before, statistics reflect that there is still an enormous gap between women working in leadership roles in the automotive industry.

At its core, the Forum is a platform for solutions where some of Canada's most influential and dedicated aftermarket and collision industry women will be meeting to exchange ideas and strategies

Draw on practical insights from keynote speakers and industry leaders that will inspire you to continue to advance your career forward.

Featured Topics

  • How to build and recognize a pipeline for potential leaders within your company
  • Communication strategies for women leaders
  • How to crack the C-suite code
  • Best practices and strategies that can help you move your career forward
  • Best strategies on how to overcome career challenges
  • Career coaches vs. mentors: Why you may need both? Or none?
  • How to develop best practices to address diversity & inclusion for your organization


Breakfast 8:00am  8:30am
Opening Remarks 8:30am  8:40am
Workshop with Sharon Ramalho 8:45am  10:00am
Develop best practices to address diversity & inclusion for your organization 10:10am  10:40am
Keynote Presentation with Vivian Kaye 10:45am  11:30am
Closing Remarks 11:30am

Keynote Presentation 

Empowerment 101:  How to start doing the big things you've always told yourself you wanted to do with Vivian Kaye

Become equipped with the skills to identify and combat negative self-talk to start showing up in a big way.   Vivian takes audiences on a journey of her highest highs as well as her lowest lows and lays out a blueprint for how to positively reframe your own perceptions of failure and, ultimately, how you can become the best version of yourself.

About Vivian Kaye

Founder & CEO of Kinky Curly Yaki 
Entrepreneur Expert on TV’s CityLine with Tracy Moore
Podcast Host: 'Business Class: Build it Braver' from American Express Canada


Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto Airport & Conference Centre
655 Dixon Rd
Toronto, ON M9W 1J3

AIA Canada is pleased to offer special rates for stays at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto Airport & Conference Centre if booked by April 18 and travel discounts on major airlines and rail.

Annual Conference Schedule

  Date Time Access
AIA Canada Board of Directors Meeting May 10, 2022 9:00am – 3:30pm Closed Meeting
AIA Canada Division Chairs Meeting May 10, 2022 8:30am – 11:30am Closed Meeting
AIA Canada Annual General Meeting – Welcome Reception "The Future of Mobility" May 10, 2022 6:00pm – 8:00pm Open to AIA Canada Members and Non-Members
High Fives for Kids Board of Directors Meeting May 11, 2022 8:30am – 11:30am Closed Meeting
Women in the Aftermarket Leadership Forum May 11, 2022 8:30am – 11:30am Invitation Only
AIA Canada Annual General Meeting (AGM) Luncheon & The State of the Industry Panel Discussion May 11, 2022 12:00pm – 2:00pm Open to AIA Canada Members
CEO Updates and Roundtable Discussion May 11, 2022 2:30pm – 5:00pm Invitation Only
Young Professionals in the Aftermarket (YPA) Committee Meeting  May 11, 2022  2:30pm – 4:30pm Closed Meeting

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