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GM Announces $250,000 Pledge to Education Nonprofit Girls Who Code

Accepted submission by randomerr at 2017-01-10 19:32:24
Career & Education

General Motors [] has announced a new partnership with education nonprofit Girls Who Code [] that’s intended to encourage more young women to pursue STEM subjects. The auto manufacturer will offer up a $250,000 grant to help fund after-school STEM clubs in schools, universities, and community centers.

“Becoming an engineer paved the way for my career,” said GM CEO Mary Barra in a statement posted to the company’s website. “It’s one of the reasons I am passionate about promoting STEM education to students everywhere. Partnering with Girls Who Code is one more step in GM’s commitment to inspiring and growing diverse future leaders.”

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