Profesional latina del Grupo Chrysler reconocida por Women of Color

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AUBURN HILLS, Michigan. La Voz Hispana de Nueva York – Iliana Martinez, responsable de sistemas en el área de recursos humanos del Grupo Chrysler, fue una de las diez empleadas del Grupo Chrysler reconocidas por su trabajo profesional durante la última conferencia STEM (ciencia, tecnología, ingeniera y matemática, por sus siglas en inglés) que organizó la revista Women of Color. La conferencia se realizó del 23 al 25 de octubre en la ciudad de Detroit, MI.
Hija de padre cubano, Martinez fue reconocida por sus logros en Informática como Technology Rising Star (Estrella en Alza en Tecnología), una categoría que premia a “jóvenes que contribuyen a producir y desarrollar avances tecnológicos.” Otras profesionales del Grupo Chrysler honradas con este premio incluyen:
  • Li Chen (Trenes motrices)
  • Rasheeda Daanyal (Ingeniería)
  • Navdeep Kaur (Ingeniería)
  • Ann Kong (Ingeniería)
  • Sharmistha Mukherjee (Informática)
  • Haiying Tang (Ingeniería)
  • Gengmei Wang (Ingeniería)
Anna Yang Shu responsable de procesos de manufactura y Angela Zielinski responsable de servicios y operaciones del sistema Uconnect del Grupo Chrysler también recibieron un reconocimiento especial que premia a mujeres que cumplen un rol destacado en tecnología y cuyas carreras son un ejemplo para otras mujeres que buscan desarrollar sus aspiraciones profesionales.
El Grupo Chrysler recluta una fuerza de trabajo diversa y promueve iniciativas educativas para favorecer a comunidades minoritarias. La compañía patrocina Great Minds in STEM™, una organización, mediante el programa “Engineers on Wheels,” ofrece becas a estudiantes hispanos enfocados en el campo tecnológico. El Grupo Chrysler también apoya a organizaciones tales como la Asociación Nacional de Afro-Americanos con MBA y la Asociación Nacional de Hispanos con MBAs reclutando alumnos de las escuelas de negocios más importantes del país.
FUENTE: Chrysler Group LLC
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Chrysler Group “Women of Color” Gain Major Recognition at Annual Event
DETROIT. York’s Largest Spanish Weekly Newspaper – Chrysler Group LLC technical business leaders received honors for their career achievements at the 17th Annual Women of Color STEM Conference on October 23-25 in Detroit. The Women of Color Conference is the only multi-cultural celebration held to honor the significant achievements of women in technology, annually recognizing the most innovative professionals in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields for their career accomplishments “despite the traditional obstacles faced by women in these fields.”
The conference ensures that the achievements and importance of outstanding women in technical fields are highly visible to industry, government and students.Over the years, Chrysler Group employees consistently have received important technical professional recognition from various diversity organizations, including Black Engineer of the Year, Women of Color, HENAAC Great Minds in STEM and others, reflecting the Company’s strong commitment to developing its diverse workforce.
“The Women of Color Awards recognize some of the most promising and influential women business and community leaders in the U.S.,” said Mike Keegan, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Chrysler Group. “Chrysler Group is proud that our female employees continue to be recognized for their extraordinary technical achievements and leadership.”
Chrysler Group 2014 Women of Color Award Recipients
Special Recognition Awards,
recognizing their “accomplishments in leading and managing a significant part of a technology enterprise and whose career choices serve as an example to women working to move beyond what are considered traditional roles”:
  • Anna Yang Shu (Manufacturing)
  • Angela Zielinski (Engineering)
Technology Rising Stars, “young women who are helping to shape technology for the future”:
  • Li Chen (Powertrain)
  • Rasheeda Daanyal (Engineering)
  • Navdeep Kaur (Engineering)
  • Ann Kong (Engineering)
  • Iliana Martinez (IT)
  • Sharmistha Mukherjee (IT)
  • Haiying Tang (Engineering)
  • Gengmei Wang (Engineering)
“These women join a long list of accomplished female leaders at Chrysler Group, who’ve received this prestigious recognition and serve as role models highlighting the exciting career opportunities for women in the automotive industry,” Keegan added.
Chrysler Group has a longstanding commitment to recruiting diverse talent and supporting education initiatives for minorities in STEM. For the past three years, Chrysler Group has been named a top supporter of engineering programs at the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), according to U.S. Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine. The Company also sponsored Great Minds in STEM™, an organization that provides scholarships to Hispanic students majoring in a STEM field. In addition, Chrysler Group also supports various organizations that advance women’s involvement in STEM professions, including Michigan Council of Women in Technology and Society of Women Engineers.
In 2014, the Company partnered with Florida International University (FIU), to sponsor a STEM education initiative called “Engineers on Wheels.” Staffed by FIU students and overseen by FIU faculty, – “Engineers on Wheels” will bring engineering education into South Florida’s public schools, giving students the opportunity to become familiar with the high-tech, hands-on education they need to prepare for future success in STEM subjects and careers.
Similarly, over the past 19 years, Chrysler Group has invested nearly $2.1 million to First Robotics teams across the U.S. and Canada. Moreover, the Company sponsored Formula SAE Team sponsorships that allow engineering students to conceive, design, fabricate and race formula-style cars.
In addition, Chrysler Group continues to be an active supporter of organizations such as the National Black MBA Association and National Association of Hispanic MBAs to recruit talented MBA candidates from the nation’s leading business schools for the Company’s finance and leadership development programs.
About Chrysler Group LLC
Chrysler Group LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA), designs, engineers, manufactures, distributes and sells vehicles under the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and FIAT brands, and the SRT performance vehicle designation. The Company also distributes the Alfa Romeo 4C and Mopar products. With the resources, technology and worldwide distribution network required to compete on a global scale, FCA 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.
FCA, the seventh-largest automaker in the world based on total vehicle sales in 2013, is an international automotive group engaged in designing, engineering, manufacturing, distributing and selling vehicles and components and production systems. FCA is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and on the Mercato Telematico Azionario under the symbol “FCAU.”
For more information, please visit the Chrysler Group LLC media site at http://www.media.chrysler.com.
SOURCE: Chrysler Group LLC
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Zenn Ramos, nace en Gurabo, Puerto Rico, un 31 de diciembre. Hace su preparatoria en la Universidad de Puerto Rico CUH, en Matemáticas de Cómputos. Posee un Grado Asociado en Auxiliar de Farmacia, Grado en Teología Pastoral y actualmente es la Asistente a Editor y Editora de la página online del periódico, La Voz Hispana de Nueva York, donde edita su columna: Oteando sobre Arte, Cultura y Poesía. Comprometida con las almas y con su pasión; la poesía. “De mí les diré que nací en un hogar donde el amor era la prioridad. Soy una mujer total, con pasado, presente y futuro; pero con un latido despierto que me indica que estoy viva, para servir a mi prójimo.”