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New social media-based website will help deliver support, education and networking opportunities to women in the collision repair industry.
The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) has announced the launch of a new website focusing on one of the organization’s foundational goals: enabling networking among women in the collision industry. The website redesign of www.WomensIndustryNetwork.com is a result of feedback from WIN members as well as cross-industry input. The new site offers significant enhancements to WIN’s efforts to deliver support, education and networking opportunities to its members as well as the industry at large.
The new social media-based website presents a user-friendly opportunity to get to know the organization, its mission and activities through traditional as well as multimedia content. Visitors will be able to learn more about the organization through news, videos and photos, along with having the ability to apply for membership and scholarships directly from the site. WIN members will also be able to network through a "members-only" section of the site, enabling quick and easy mutual support among colleagues across the country.
"As an organization, we see this new website as an opportunity to spread the word about WIN and offer our members an easy way to reach out to other women in the collision industry," said Ruth Weniger (Airbag Solutions), chair of the website’s task force. "One of the best ways to empower women to achieve success is to give them a solid platform and sense of community. That is WIN’s mission, and we’re thrilled to be able to offer this new opportunity to learn and stay connected."
WIN says the efforts of its all-volunteer Website Task Force were critical to the development and launch of this new venture. The group includes Mia Bonthron (Enterprise Rent-A-Car), Melissa Miller (CARSTAR), Jennifer Justice Haley (former body shop manager) and Victoria Jankowski (State Farm). Working closely with Kristen Felder and Liz Blackman of Collision Hub, the organization’s web development partner, WIN says it developed this site to meet the needs of the fast-growing organization.