Tag: Stem

General Motors Focuses on STEM Education During 'Bring Your Child to Work Day'

During General Motors’ annual “Bring Your Child to Work Day,” young children filled the Renaissance Center to experience games, exercise classes and indoor and outdoor activities. Efforts focused on making STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education opportunities more attainable and enjoyable for kids. “Becoming an engineer sounds like it…

Calling All Girls: Science Needs You

Here’s a pitch for girls everywhere: Want to create life-changing tech Set your sights on Abbott (No. 10 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list). It takes commitment at an early age to build successful careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Women make up just 15-25 percent of…

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…

Corlis Murray: 'As a Black Female Engineer, I'm a Rarity'

Corlis Murray is Senior Vice President, Quality Assurance, Regulatory and Engineering Services at Abbott. She was appointed to her current position in February 2012. Previously, she served as Vice President, Global Engineering Services. Murray joined Abbott in 1989 and has held a number of management positions in quality, operations and…