Registered Apprenticeship Best Practices Webinar
Webinar on Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAPs)
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Join Women in Manufacturing Association for an informative and interactive virtual session on March 29 on the subject of Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAPs). During this session, we will talk with Cheryl Thompson, president and CEO of the Center for Automotive Diversity, Inclusion and Advancement. Cheryl will share her story of starting out as a Tool and Die Apprentice and using that knowledge to advance all the way to global leadership at Ford Motor Company to becoming the Founder of CADIA.
Founder and President
Center for Automotive Diversity, Inclusion and Advancement (CADIA)
Cheryl Thompson is the founder and CEO of the Center for Automotive Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement. CADIA was launched in 2017 with the idea that diverse talent had long been overlooked and undervalued in the automotive industry. A member-based organization, CADIA provides Diversity, Equity & Inclusion tools, networks, insights, and practical advice to companies in the auto-mobility space.
A veteran of the automotive industry, Cheryl has over 30 years of experience at Ford Motor Company and American Axle and Manufacturing in positions ranging from tool and die, operations, manufacturing engineering and global leadership.