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Chasidy Rae Sisk

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Friday, 14 May 2021 23:23

WIN’s 2021 Virtual Conference Demonstrates Collision Industry is ‘Stronger Together’

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The final educational seminar during WIN’s 2021 Educational Conference was a media panel entitled, “A Review of Industry Trends, Future, and Female Success.” The final educational seminar during WIN’s 2021 Educational Conference was a media panel entitled, “A Review of Industry Trends, Future, and Female Success.”

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After skipping 2020’s annual event due to the worldwide pandemic, the Women’s Industry Network (WIN®) worked diligently to host the 2021 WIN Educational Conference virtually.

Held May 4 and 5, this year’s conference theme was “Stronger Together.”

 

Event emcee Chelley Canales, an inspirational author, coach and speaker, brought her brand of infectious energy to the 2021 WIN conference while introducing each session, and she kicked the event off by introducing outgoing Chair Cheryl Boswell, who welcomed attendees and noted WIN had reached record membership, with 562 members.

 

Reiterating the organization’s vision to be “THE network driving the future of collision repair by attracting, developing and advancing women,” Boswell said, “Our work is critical in today’s job market and our changing world.”

 

Referencing the 2021 conference theme and logo, Boswell explained, “We are stronger together. The butterflies represent change, creativity and endless potential, and although there’s obviously more work to be done and more people to reach, we’re stronger together, and together, we’re WIN.”

 

The May 4 keynote presentation was “Step into Your Greatness” with Neeta Bhushan, an emotional health advocate and author of “Emotional Grit.”

 

Recalling the challenges she faced as a teenager, Bhushan shared the trauma of her mother’s death, followed by the death of her older brother. Two years later, her father was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.

 

“I built coping mechanisms, grit and resiliency,” she said.

 

“Everything you go through contributes to where and who you are today. Accept where you’re at, and then evaluate what you love, what no longer suits you, and what you can no longer tolerate; you need to rediscover who you are at your core to reclaim your power,” Bhushan stated. “We need to be uncomfortable in order to...


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