The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) selected General Motors as its Company of the Year for its efforts in advancing science, technology, mathematics, and engineering, or STEM, education in the Hispanic community, and enhancing the achievement of its Hispanic employees.
The STAR Awards, presented annually by the Society, recognize individuals and corporations for dedication, commitment and efforts to support the growth and advancement of Hispanic students and professionals pursuing STEM careers.
Thousands of students and professional engineers were present in Indianapolis when GM was announced as the Company of the year during the STAR Awards presentation on November 2, 2013. GM Chief Diversity Officer Ken Barrett accepted the award and announced the donation of a Chevrolet Spark to be used in a yearlong Society fundraiser.
For more information on diversity initiatives and events at General Motors, please visit www.GM.com/company/