When Kayla McDonell, GM Exterior Lighting design release engineer (DRE), was in high school, she wanted to be an author. That changed when she visited an event hosted by the Society of Women Engineering students at Kettering University in Flint. One of the activities included a trip to the sand casting lab. Each student carved an object out of a piece of Styrofoam and she carved a heart. McDonell was awestruck at watching the molten aluminum evaporate the Styrofoam while the packed sand maintained its shape.
In 2016, teamGM Cares volunteers transformed their communities and made lasting improvements. Take a look at what they accomplished and start thinking about what you can do in 2017. There are always volunteer projects happening and with more hands we can do even more great work!
This season is all about giving back, and sometimes the smallest gestures can mean the most. Last week, GM CEO Mary Barra received a kind email from a Detroit resident about a positive encounter with GM employees at a local restaurant.