An emerging goal of the tire industry is enhancing diversity efforts and offering opportunities for women to succeed at all levels. At ITEC 2022, the Women’s Breakfast & Seminar will serve to nurture the career growth of female professionals and offer networking and educational opportunities to thrive.

This session will be moderated by Erin Pustay Beaven, Managing Editor of Rubber News

AGENDA

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022

8:00 - 8:15 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:15 – 8:45 a.m.  
Keynote: The Growth of Female Professionals in the Tire Industry
Join Terry DeLapa, former chair of the ACS Rubber Division, who spent a career in the rubber industry, as she details her personal journey to success in a male-dominated profession and offers valuable insights on achieving success in today’s changing workplace. 

8:45 – 9:30 a.m.
Women’s Leadership Seminar Panel Discussion
Join female leaders from Continental Automotive Systems, Yokohama Tire, The Ohio State University, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Bridgestone Americas as they discuss the latest trends, their views of the workplace and establishing their personal identity within a corporate environment.

keynote speaker

Terry DeLapa

Terry DeLapa
Former Chair
ACS Rubber Division

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panelists

Heather Adelman

Heather Adelman
Vice President of Consumer Replacement Sales
Yokohama Tire Corp.

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Katrina Cornish
Katrina Cornish

Endowed Chair and Ohio Research Scholar, Bioemergent Materials
The Ohio State University

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Renee Radabaugh

Renee Radabaugh
Vice President of Consumer Channels & Categories North America
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

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Natalie Weingart

Natalie Weingart
Director of Supplier Quality
Bridgestone Americas

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Carolina Wagner

Carolina Wagner
Director of Marketing
Commercial Vehicle Tires
Continental Automotive Systems Inc.

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Join us for this exciting new event at ITEC 2022!

Everyone is welcome to join this session as the industry addresses some of the key issues and opportunities for females at all industry levels, from those recently entering the workforce to more senior leaders.

Registration Fee: $45

Includes a networking continental breakfast and speaker presentations. Free entrance to the ITEC exhibition and networking reception is included. If you would also like to attend the 3-day technical conference, register as a conference attendee and select the Women's Breakfast Presentation as an add-on. 

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