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Paint and Panel: The Edge

Oct 9, 2023

This week’s key takeaway:
The Women in Collision Awards, with George Manos & Keira Dyer
Episode intro:
It’s that time of the year again - the time when we celebrate the contribution of women in our industry with the Women in Collision Awards. We speak to two people from our platinum event sponsors, IAG. George Manos (industry risk and governance manager) and Keira Dyer (manager of motor assessing operations).
We get a great insight into what it’s like to be part of an organisation that is driving inclusivity, why IAG are sponsoring the awards, and what it has been like for Keira in a male-dominated industry.
PS: Nominations for the Women in Collision Awards are now open. If you know any women who deserve recognition for their excellent work, go to the Events & Awards section of the Paint & Panel website and get those nominations in!
In this week’s episode you will learn:
  • How to make change in a male-dominated industry
  • The success of the previous awards
  • What is was like for a young female to work for the NRMA
  • The inner workings of motor assessment
  • The value of an MBA for Keira
  • What the industry can do to improve inclusion
  • Keira’s own strategies for getting on in the industry
  • Why industry pathways should be promoted better
  • How industry culture has modernised to be more inclusive
  • Why you should nominate someone for the awards
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