Women In Automotive
#YesSheCan is based in Nottingham offering diversity and inclusion training, brand awareness consultancy and coaching to businesses across the UK.
Women only represent 13% of the automotive industry in the UK.
This figure can stem from under-representation, viable career paths and the inability to progress to senior roles as a woman.
40% in the automotive industry would choose a different career path if they had the chance to start over, according to a report.
Only 9% of garages in the UK employ a female mechanic according to a survey.
The biggest divide in automotive careers was within warehouse roles – 0% of women surveyed were interested in pursuing that path compared to men.
43% of women do not trust the automotive industry
Women are more likely to be in generalist or administrative roles compared to men who are in specialist roles.
57% of women believe there is an industry bias towards men getting more leadership roles.