In March 2020, COVID-19 upended the automotive industry in ways no one could have imagined. Even so, the industry adapted quickly, finding ways to safely reopen manufacturing plants and create systems for everyone else to collaborate and remain productive.

But the industry has been less successful at mitigating the stress as the pandemic dragged on, especially for women. It has not been for want of trying — as documented in our book, The Road Forward, women leaders and their companies sprang quickly into action in March 2020 with plans to quickly transition to at-home work.

Carla Bailo

Carla Bailo

President & CEO, CAR

Terry Barclay

CEO, Inforum

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