2017 Women of the Year Awards

BETHESDA, MD – Women in Auto Care (formerly Car Care Council Women’s Board) is now accepting nominees for the annual Women of the Year Awards, which include Auto Care Woman of the Year, Female Shop Owner of the Year and Auto Care Woman of Excellence. “The Women of the Year Awards honor three outstanding female Read More »

Women in Auto Care is Accepting Entries for 2017 Automotive Communications Awards

BETHESDA, MD – Women in Auto Care (formerly Car Care Council Women’s Board) is now accepting entries for the 2017 Automotive Communications Awards. The awards are designed to applaud companies and agencies that provide automotive information to consumers and trade professionals through outstanding advertising, marketing, merchandising and effective PR. “The Automotive Communication Awards are the Read More »

Women in Auto Care Announces New Committee Members

BETHESDA, MD  – Women in Auto Care (formerly Car Care Council Women’s Board) has announced new members of the education, marketing, member development and newly-formed membership committees. The new committee members will serve a two-year term. The education committee, led by Danielle Sonnefeld, N.A. Williams Company, is devoted to the development and support of women Read More »

Letter from the President

Dear Women in Auto Care, Happy Spring! Six months ago we announced our new committee chairs and 2017 goals. I’m thrilled to report that we’re making great progress on launching a new Women in Auto Care website, driving robust conference content, increasing fundraising efforts, kicking off a student coaching program, exploring continuous improvement opportunities on Read More »

2017 Summer Leadership Conference

Registration for the Summer Leadership Conference is now open. We hope you will join us in Nashville, July 19-20, 2017. Our agenda is jam-packed with industry speakers and sessions on personal and professional development. The conference will feature two speakers during the keynote presentation: Cynthia Kay, founder, Cynthia Katy and Company, and Doreen Bolhuis, founder, Read More »

Committee Applications

Applications are now open to serve on a Women in Auto Care committee. Apply today! Committees include: Education Marketing Member Development Membership The purpose of Women in Auto Care committees is to provide guidance to the Women in Auto Care Executive Committee, as well as to act as an industry sounding board for issues pertaining Read More »

Newly-Developed Membership Committee

We are also accepting applications for the newly-formed Membership Committee. The Membership Committee grows membership through actively recruiting new members while retaining existing membership. RECRUITMENT – targeted approach to actively recruiting new Women in Auto Care members in all channels of the automotive aftermarket ENGAGEMENT – welcome new associates by individual outreach RETENTION – connect Read More »

Registration is Open for Women in Auto Care Summer Leadership Conference

BETHESDA, MD – Registration is now open for the Women in Auto Care (formerly Car Care Council Women’s Board) 2017 Summer Leadership Conference. The day and a half conference will be held July 19-20, 2017 at the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. “We strive to offer robust conference content that is both meaningful Read More »

Women in Auto Care Unveils New Website

BETHESDA, MD – Women in Auto Care, formerly the Car Care Council Women’s Board, has launched a new website as part of its recent rebranding initiative. The leading organization for women in the auto care industry marked its 20th year by announcing a new name and rebrand at AAPEX 2016. The new website,, features full Read More »

Women in Auto Care to Host Silent Auction

Women in Auto Care to Host Silent Auction to Benefit Scholarship Program BETHESDA, MD – During the 2017 Winter Leadership Conference, Women in Auto Care will host its annual fundraiser to benefit its scholarship program. This year’s fundraiser is a silent auction with items for auction including golf clubs, racing memorabilia, handbags, jewelry and electronics. Read More »