No. 31 | General Motors
- General Motors moves up 11 spots on the list. Chairman and CEO Mary Barra chairs the executive diversity council which meets monthly. Barra also ties executive compensation to council goals.
- GM is very committed to mentoring young girls in STEM. It launched a new partnership with Girls Who Code and expanded efforts with a pledge of $850,000 to four more groups — including Black Girls Code, which is launching a local chapter in Detroit. Chief Diversity Officer Ken Barrett is a board member of NOD.
IN THE NEWS
GM CEO Mary Barra: Together, We Will Win
General Motors’ Alicia Boler Davis Honored as Black Engineer of the Year at Awards Gala
Differences Between Mentors and Advocates (Video)
Chairman and CEO
“General Motors is creating a future of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion with a diverse, inclusive team that brings wide-ranging perspectives and experiences to solving transportation challenges. We understand that we win together, as one team. Just like the global community we share, diversity makes GM a stronger, better company.”
Global Chief Diversity Officer
“Here at General Motors we are proud of being acknowledged as a DiversityInc Top 50 company, for the third consecutive year!! While we know there is still more to do, our leadership team, along with our GM employees from around the world, remain committed to Drive Diversity Forward!”
U.S. Headquarters: Detroit, Mich.
Global Employees: 179,560
Last Year’s DiversityInc Top 50 Ranking • No. 42
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