2022 Diversity Champions

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Automotive News Canada’s Diversity Champions program celebrates leaders within the Canadian automotive industry who are committed to improving diversity, equity and inclusion at their own organizations or throughout the wider sector.

The inaugural eight Diversity Champions from the automaker, dealer, and automotive finance and service communities were selected by a panel comprised of leaders at Automotive News Canada and Accelerate Auto. In subsequent years, the selection process will follow a public call for nominations from industry.

About Accelerate Auto: Accelerate Auto is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing Black representation in the Canadian automotive industry. It provides Black talent and youth with access to mentorship for skills building and peer networking to support professional growth and career development.

Accelerate Auto facilitates career pathing through the form of internships to attract more Black talent to automotive and build awareness of opportunities within the industry. Accelerate Auto is dedicated to creating a stronger and more diverse automotive workforce.