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AWAF President Interviewed on Status of Women in in the Auto Industry

Sherry Muir Irwin, Partner at The Hunter Group LLC, and President of the Automotive Women's Alliance Foundation (AWAF) was recently interviewed for an upcoming segment of Comcast Newsmakers. Sherry spoke with Laurel Hess on the topic of advancing and empowering women in the automotive industry and discussed how far women have come in a male dominated industry. The Newsmakers interview Read More »

Friend's Program For New Members

If you are a new member (less than one year), you can participate in AWAF's “Friend” Program where we match you up with an AWAF board member who will be able to guide you through all the benefits of AWAF and introduce you at events to other members. If interested, please email Jane at awaf@nicolaievents.com. Or call the office at 877-393-AWAF. Read More »

AWAF President Interviewed at 2013 AutoCom Tech Crawl

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., July 11, 2013 – Sherry Muir Irwin, Partner at The Hunter Group LLC, and President of the Automotive Women’s Alliance Foundation (AWAF) was recently interviewed at the 2013 AutoCom Tech Crawl at the Pine Lake Country Club in Orchard Lake. Sherry also served as the luncheon guest speaker and panel moderator on the topic of the technical talent shortage in the Read More »

Two AWAF Board Members Spoke at Kettering University's chapter of Society of Women Engineers

The Kettering University’s chapter of the Society of Women Engineers had the honor of hosting Automotive Women’s Alliance Foundation’s Kellie Treppa and Susan Rokosz. During the visit, Susan and Kellie spoke about their educational journey as well as their careers with the intent of equipping the young women of Kettering University with knowledge, insight and inspiration to Read More »

President Irwin Interviewed At NAIAS

Sherry Muir Irwin, Partner at The Hunter Group LLC, and President of the Automotive Women's Alliance Foundation (AWAF) was recently interviewed at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) for an upcoming segment of Comcast Newsmakers. Sherry spoke with Laurel Hess on the topic of advancing and empowering women in the automotive industry. The segment aired on Headline News beginning Read More »

A Positive Outlook? Now That's A Gift!

At our holiday event, Linda Taliaferro introduced Therese Peace as our guest speaker who spoke to us about empowerment and how we can set ourselves up to truly leave a positive legacy. She spoke of how we, as women, tend to give our power away and how we can take it back. We need to learn to give ourselves permission to say no. Women have a tendency to Read More »

Craziness: The New Normal?

  March 22, 2012 AWAF Panel Event Somerset Inn, Troy, MI Candid dialogue with professionals in the industry. How to get ahead, present yourself and find a perfect fit. AWAF is proud to host Panel Events throughout the year featuring advice from the area’s most talented leaders. In March, our esteemed panel discussed a range of topics that professionals should consider while Read More »

Diamond Anniversary Event - Chrysler Museum

SMASHING, that is the word for our 10th Anniversary Celebration. It was a smashing success and the women and men were equally fabulous. Three cheers for the event and the team that worked so hard to make it happen. The evening started off with a VIP reception where our honorary chairs and sponsors were present. Great conversations were had while being serenaded by a string quartet Read More »