Tag: General Motors

GM Intensifies Push to Train Young People for Jobs of the Future

GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra and nonprofit leaders today introduced new, innovative programs designed to encourage young people to go into technology and engineering professions and improve teacher training in STEM-related subjects. Noting rapid technological advancements in electrified and self-driving vehicles, cybersecurity and connectivity, Barra said automakers’ futures depend…

Women in Tech: 'The Culture is the Problem'

By 2020, there will be 1.4 million jobs available in computing related fields. Graduates in the United States are on track to fill 29 percent of thosejobs. Women are on track to fill just 3 percent. These estimates are according to Girls Who Code, a non-profit organization founded by Reshma…

Cultural Diversity of Chevrolet Dealership Recognized by National Automobile Dealers Association

In 2011, there were 873 minority-owned franchised new-car dealerships in the U.S. By the end of 2015, that number had grown to 1,228, according toNational Automobile Dealers Association. The organization highlightsCourtesy Chevrolet (a brand of General Motors No. 42 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list)in Phoenix, Ariz. Employee Maribel…

Companies Boycott Google Over Ads Alongside Hateful Content

A boycott of Google and its platforms that began in the United Kingdom has spread to the United States amid backlash due to advertisements appearing next to hateful and offensive content. Last week AT&T (No. 4 on the DiversityInc 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list) said in a statement,…