New Women in Leadership Program Works to Overcome Barriers and Empower the Next Generation of Women Business Leaders

by | Mar 2, 2022 | Sanger News, Sanger Programs, Women in Leadership

Women can bring unique perspectives and skills when they lead teams in high-performing organizations; however, women made up only 8% of C-suite leadership positions at Fortune 500 companies in 2021. 

Recognizing this gap, the Sanger Leadership Center at the Ross School of Business, in partnership with General Motors, created Women in Leadership, a new program to inspire, motivate, and equip women and their allies to be successful business leaders. 

Read more about how our new Women in Leadership program will educate women and allies about leadership skills, provide a space to practice these skills, share tools and resources, and offer mentorship from supportive women leaders and allies.

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GM employees at the 2022 January Leadership Crisis Challenge discuss how they’ve navigated complex and technical challenges in their careers.

From left to right: Kristin Toth, GM executive director of electrical controls and architecture, automated driving, and advanced technologies; Marissa West, GM executive chief engineer of global mid-size truck, medium duty, and van; and Darci Marcum, GM executive director of global manufacturing engineering program management.