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About Us

CADIA was launched in 2017 with the idea that diverse talent had long been overlooked and undervalued in the automotive industry. CADIA set about to create avenues of success for people of all diversity dimensions in automotive by providing professional development opportunities.

CADIA is a mission-driven, member-oriented organization to provide Diversity, Equity & Inclusion tools, networks, insights and practical advice to companies in the auto-mobility space.



Our Organization

A mission-driven company focused on diversity, equity and inclusion in the automotive industry.

Our Mission

Double The Number of Diverse Leaders in Automotive by 2030.

Unique Solutions for the Automotive Industry

  • DEI Roundtables
  • DEI Workshops
  • CADIA Company Certification
  • CADIA DEI Accelerator Program for Professional Certification
  • Annual DEI Impact Awards
  • Monthly CADIA Connects™
  • Advisory Services
  • Speakers Bureau
  • Thought Leadership
  • Corporate DEI Assessment and Roadmap Development
  • Professional Development via CADIA Academy™ 

Offered a la carte or via annual membership

Our Three Cs


Drive Systemic


Support Leadership


Diverse Talent