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CDK Global

April 07, 2015 06:00 ET

CDK Global to Lead Workshop at ACT-W Event for Women in Technology

Workshop to Focus on Career Advancement Skills

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL--(Marketwired - Apr 7, 2015) - CDK Global, Inc. ("CDK Global" and "CDK") (NASDAQ: CDK) announced today its sponsorship of the third annual ACT-W Portland: A Conference to Advance the Careers of Tech Women. This conference, to be held April 10-12, is designed to give women the opportunity to network, grow their professional skills, and discover technology employers seeking exceptional talent.

"We want to inspire women to grow and succeed in a technology or engineering career," said Steve Anenen, President and CEO of CDK Global. "Events like ACT-W give young women a chance to see what's possible."

CDK's workshop, entitled, "How to Impress your Future Employer" will be led by Danielle Hubbard and Yi Ma from CDK's Software Engineering team and is part of the Career Advancement track of the conference.

ACT-W is just one of many events that CDK sponsors and hosts throughout the year to help advance the careers of women in technology. CDK has been a long-time sponsor of diversity in the workplace, especially hosting events aimed at promoting gender equality in the tech industry. Most recently, it partnered with ChickTech to host an "Agile in a Day" mentoring event, which gave high school girls a real-life engineering and technology experience. 

The ACT-W: Portland conference is organized by ChickTech, Women Who Code, Girl Develop It, and Lesbians Who Tech. To find out more or register to attend the conference, visit Advancing the Careers of Technical Woman.

About CDK Global
With nearly $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global™ is the largest global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail industry and adjacencies. CDK Global provides solutions in more than 100 countries around the world, serving more than 26,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers. CDK Global's solutions automate and integrate critical workflow processes from pre-sale targeted advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence. Visit cdkglobal.com.

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