Sisters In Cars Scandinavia (SICS) is a network for Scandinavian women in the automotive industry. We share success stories to inspire girls and women to see this industry as a career choice and to learn from each other and get to know each other. The car industry has many opportunities for most people.
Agneta Dahlgren Hermine
Place of residence: Saint Rémy lès Chevreuse, FRANCE
Marital status: married
Employer: Renault Group
Position title: Director Design Projects EV/CD
First job: Design Communication
First car: Simca Talbot Horizon (!)
Current car: Mégane E-Tech electric, Scénic, Zoé
When did you get your driver license?: 18 yo (2 months after my birthday)
Passion: Gardening edible vegetables and flowers, cooking, photography, art, Swedish novels, joinery, signs of trends …
This is what I want for the car industry: to be as sustainable as possible, move from automotive to mobility, still providing moments of pleasure to people.
Does the employer meet the climate targets? Yes
Anya leads Polestar’s innovation work from a service and systemic design perspective through university and student relations, partnerships and cross-organisational work. She has a strong focus on software and electronics, and the connected experience.
Anya is driven by understanding how technology, business, and design interact in order to design meaningful user experiences and creative digital services. She finds inspiration in trying to understand scenarios and how people act in them.
Anya studied Interaction Design at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden and Service Design at School of Arts and Crafts in Gothenburg, Sweden. She is also a regular participant in panels and podcasts, as well as lecturing at Hyper Island, Stockholm and Yrgo, Gothenburg.
First car: Fiat Uno
Current car: Polestar 2
When did you get your driver licence? 1999
Passion: Exploring new worlds within tech and interactions in different ways.
This is what I want for the car industry: To be more explorative and service dominant! And brave!
Basically, it’s already happening, only a little too slow – I want it to become more user centered.
Does the employer meet the climate targets? I’m very proud of Polestar’s approach to sustainability within all three dimensions: socially, economically and environmentally.
Place of residence: Skien, Telemark
Position title: Marketing consultant
Education: Bachelor in Retail Management
First car: Volvo V40
Current car: Volvo C40
When did you get your driver licence? One day after my 18’ birthday
This is what I want for the car industry:I want a car industry that is sustainable and shared with diversity. Everyone should feel seen and heard.
Does the employer meet the climate targets? Autostrada is constantly working to optimize us in terms of sustainability. We are proud of what our subcontractors do to achieve their climate goals.
Åse Brekke Roe
Place of residence: Bø, Telemark
Position title: District Manager
Education: Certificate of apprenticeship as a Car Painter
First car: BMW E36
Current car: Mercedes EQB and and old W124
When did you get your driver licence? February 2013
Passion: Car painting, vocational subjects and vocational competitions
This is what I want for the car industry: Create space for everyone who is interested in cars and raise the status of the industry
Does the employer meet the climate targets? I would dare to say so. BASF and Glasurit are concerned with reducing CO2 emissions and at the same time producing high-quality paint products. It's a challenge Glasurit has taken on with pleasure! After all, our name and logo not only stand for quality, but also for social responsibility.