Automotive Industries Association of Canada to announce research phase of project to promote the advancement of women in the automotive aftermarket industry

Members of the press are invited to join the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada and St. Clair College for a special announcement on the launch of a new project supporting the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in the automotive aftermarket industry.

On this occasion, speakers will include:

  • Waseem Habash, Vice President, Academic, St. Clair College

  • France Daviault, Senior Director of Industry Relations, Automotive Industries Association of Canada

  • Nour Hachem, Pre-Apprenticeship Project Manager, St. Clair College

WHEN:                 Thursday October 29, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:               Ford Centre for Excellence in Manufacturing - Main Lobby - St. Clair College2000 Talbot Road West, Windsor, ON N9A 6S4

A photo opportunity and one-on-one interviews available post-announcement. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

About AIA Canada

The Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada is the national trade association representing the automotive service and repair industry in Canada. AIA’s mandate is to promote, educate and represent members in all areas that impact the growth and prosperity of the industry. To learn more, please visit

About St. Clair College

St. Clair College, with 4 campuses in Southwestern Ontario, provides excellence in postsecondary education along with lifelong learning opportunities for more than 8,500 full time and 20,000 part time learners. St. Clair College values a dynamic and supportive learning environment that is student- focused and results oriented. It’s the College where students start HERE go anywhere.

For more information, please contact:

Media Inquiries

Sara Chenier
Communications Coordinator
Automative Industries Association of Canada
180 Elgin Street, Suite 1400
Ottawa (ON) K2P 2K3
Tel.: (613) 728-5821 / (800) 808-2920 ext. 233
On-site Inquiries

Ann Hetherington
Director of Marketing
St. Clair College
2000 Talbot Road West,
Windsor ON N9A 6S4
Tel: (519) 972-2775