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Automotive Industry Makes Big Presence at 2014 Women of Color STEM Conference
2014 Women of Color STEM Conference will host influential STEM leaders
The 2014 Women of Color STEM conference is a multicultural event for women in scientific and technical careers. The conference features several key speakers who will address the underrepresentation of women in these disciplines. The conference will also host training seminars that will highlight important topics such as leadership and professional skills, diversity and inclusion, technical leadership and innovation and career outlook.
“It’s wonderful to have the automotive industry on board with our mission to promote STEM and the advancement of women in STEM fields,” says Career Communication Group’s CEO Tyrone Taborn. “We are elated that the 2014 Women of Color STEM Conference will be held in Detroit, so it speaks volumes to have support from the city and some of largest automakers in the country.”
The Women of Color STEM Conference creates an informal, trusted community that provides support specifically to women professionals and students who seek encouragement and guidance as they prepare to enter into their professions. In addition to providing support, this conference offers a unique opportunity to increase recruitment, retention, professional development and employee recognition capabilities.
About Chrysler Group LLC:
Chrysler Group LLC, formed in 2009 to establish a global strategic alliance with Fiat S.p.A., produces Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, SRT, FIAT and Mopar vehicles and products. With the resources, technology and worldwide distribution network required to compete on a global scale, the alliance builds on Chrysler Group’s culture of innovation, first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925, and Fiat’s complementary technology that dates back to its founding in 1899.
Headquartered in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, most commonly known as BMW, is the world’s leading provider of premium products and premium services for individual mobility. Also as the owner and producer of Mini cars, and the parent company of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, BMW has been named one of the “German Big 3” bestselling luxury automakers.
About General Motors Company:
General Motors traces its roots back to 1908. GM has 10 joint ventures, two wholly owned foreign enterprises and more than 58,000 employees in China. GM and its joint ventures offer the broadest lineup of vehicles and brands among automakers in China. Passenger cars and commercial vehicles are sold under the Baojun, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Jiefang, Opel and Wuling brands. In 2013, GM sold nearly 3.2 million vehicles in China.
About Delphi Automotive PLC:
Delphi Automotive PLC is a leading global supplier of technologies for the automotive and commercial vehicle markets. Headquartered in Gillingham, England, Delphi operates major technical centers, manufacturing sites and customer support services in 32 countries, with regional headquarters in Bascharage, Luxembourg; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Shanghai, China and Troy, Michigan, U.S. Delphi delivers innovation for the real world with technologies that make cars and trucks safer as well as more powerful, efficient and connected.
About Women of Color magazine:
Women of Color magazine is published by Career Communications Group (CCG), the leader in celebrating diversity and promoting equal opportunity for minorities and women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). CCG provides leadership in talent management and career development, enabling employers to recruit, retain, and recognize highly qualified minorities.
For more information about this year’s awardees, sponsors, and registration details, please visit www.womenofcolor.net.
Career Communications Group