DENSO Sponsors Automotive News’ Leading Women Conference

Nov. 1, 2021

Sponsorship represents mobility supplier’s broader commitment to championing diversity & inclusion in the automotive industry

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (Nov. 1, 2021) – DENSO, a leading mobility supplier, is helping bridge the talent gap in the automotive industry as a Silver sponsor of this year’s Automotive News Leading Women Conference. The sponsorship is part of DENSO’s broader efforts to champion diversity and inclusion (D&I) and provide opportunities for all.

The Leading Women Conference, happening virtually Nov. 1-3, provides a platform for the education, empowerment and mentorship of professional women in the auto industry. This is the fourth year the organization has sponsored the event, and several members of the DENSO Women Partnership and DENSO Women’s Network Business Resource Groups will be in attendance.

Tickets are on sale now for $75 and are available for purchase on the Leading Women Conference website

In addition to its sponsorship of the Leading Women Conference, DENSO takes part in D&I-focused programming and organizations, as part of its commitment to making the automotive industry more accessible to diverse populations, including women. 

“Diversity of thought and background are key to creating the mobility solutions of the future. Automotive organizations that encourage D&I will see a more innovative and collaborative work environment with happier, more engaged employees,” said Denise Carlson, vice president of DENSO’s North American Production Innovation Center and executive lead for D&I. “Moreover, it will help attract and retain the best talent.” 

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About DENSO  

DENSO is a $44.6 billion global mobility supplier that develops advanced technology and components for nearly every vehicle make and model on the road today. With manufacturing at its core, DENSO invests in its 200 facilities to produce thermal, powertrain, mobility, electrification, & electronic systems, to create jobs that directly change how the world moves. The company’s 168,000+ employees are paving the way to a mobility future that improves lives, eliminates traffic accidents, and preserves the environment. Globally headquartered in Kariya, Japan, DENSO spent 10.0 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021. For more information about global DENSO, visit https://www.denso.com/global.  
 
In North America, DENSO is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, and employs 27,000+ engineers, researchers and skilled workers across 51 sites in the U.S, Canada and Mexico. In the United States alone, DENSO employs 17,700+ employees across 14 states (and the District of Columbia) and 41 sites. In fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, DENSO in North America generated $9.3 billion in consolidated sales. DENSO is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion inside the company and beyond – a principle that brings unique perspectives together, bolsters innovation and pushes DENSO forward. Join us, and craft not only how the world moves, but also your career: densocareers.com. For more information, go to https://www.denso.com/us-ca/en/.