26 Sep 23

Inspiring Women in Fleet at Fleet LatAm Conference: Numbers support the Mission

Over 70 fleet professionals join the first edition of "Inspiring Women in Fleet" (IWIF) in Latin America. The IWIF initiative targets increased visibility of women in our industry and stimulate employers to create an environment for women to thrive professionally.

Sharing and Networking

Aimed at spotlighting the invaluable contributions of women in the fleet industry across Latin America, it included a panel with ALD | Leaseplan Mexico CEO Regina Granados De Ita, Lytx Latam and Caribbean Sales Director Fernando Ferreira, and Deyanira Bautista who is VP of Account Management and Client Experience for Element Fleet Management.

First IWIF meeting in Latin America, just ahead of the 2023 Fleet LatAm Conference in Mexico City (source: Fleet LatAm - Daniel Bland)

Inspiring stories about challenges and achievements in the industry were also presented by Zoetis Global Head of Fleet Paula Diniz Oliveira, AMAVe general manager Liliana Anaya, and Ferrero Mexico Fleet Manager Dulce Mosqueda.

Women in the Workplace, in the numbers

  • Women leaders are more than 1.5x as likely as men at their level to have left a previous job because they wanted to work for a company that was more committed to DEI.
  • 49% of women leaders say flexibility is one of the top three things they consider when deciding whether to join or stay with a company, compared to 34% of men leaders.
  • 43% of women leaders are burned out compared to 31% of men at their level.

Part of the data presented at the IWIF meeting (Courtesy of McKinsey & Company, "Women in the Workplace", 2022)

Also present were IWIF Ambassador Laila de la Torre and Caroline Thonnon who is IWIF Chair and CEO, Nexus Communication (Publisher of Fleet LatAm).

Top Photo: IWIF group shot in the Marquis Reforma hotel in Mexico City (source: Fleet LatAm)

Authored by: Daniel Bland