Tag: GM

General Motors: Building a Future for Girls in STEM

This video features the Mercy Midnight Storm, an all-girls robotics team, founded by an Autonomous Engineer at General Motors (No. 42 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list) in partnership with The Mercy Education Project. General Motors values and supports programs that create future professionals and engineers, especially…

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…

GM Company Store Opens in the Renaissance Center

The GM Company Store (General Motors is No. 48 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) officially opened November 17 at the company’s global headquarters at the Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit. The new store is part of a larger renovation project that includes significant updates to the public spaces…

GM Student Corps Members Learn, Earn and Lead

PRESS RELEASE DETROIT When high school students Sadeeque Mohamed and Tiera Wade joined the inaugural GM Student Corps in 2013 as paid interns, they never expected to return to GM and their alma maters to mentor the 2016 Student Corps members. Wade, a Wayne State University student who graduated from…

Chevrolet DTU Fellows Share Their Experience, Learn from Leading African American Publishers at NNPA Annual Convention

Chevrolet DTU Journalism Fellows McKenzie Marshall (left) and Briahnna Brown (right) join NNPA Presidentand CEO Dr. Benjamin Chavis Jr. (center) following their presentation to NNPA’s Youth Day at the 2016 NNPAAnnual Convention in Houston, Texas. June 21, 2016 PRESS RELEASE DETROIT Recently, as part of General Motors’ (GM) sponsorship of…

Julie Sweet, Accenture, chief executive officer

Accenture Names First Woman As US Group Chief Executive

Accenture’s announcement that Julie Spellman Sweet has been promoted to Group Chief Executive-North America means that as of next month, four of the six major consulting firms will have women leaders (Deloitte, IBM and KPMG are the others). Virginia Rometty became Chairman, CEO and President of IBM in 2012. Deloitte…