Ford EVP Anne Stevens encourages female scholars
This UDMcast features Anne Stevens, Executive Vice President, Ford Motor Company, recorded March 14, 2006. Running time is 24 minutes. Select UDMcast format below.
Ford Motor Company Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for The Americas Anne Stevens spoke at University of Detroit Mercy's Clare Booth Luce Scholarship Reception, March 14, 2006.
Stevens has the distinction of being both the first female executive vice president and the first female plant manager in Europe at Ford. She has previously served as both Group Vice President for Canada, Mexico and South America, Vice President for North America Vehicle Operations, and Vice President of North America Assembly Operations.
In 2004, Stevens was named a member of the National Academy of Engineering and honored with a distinguished service citation from the Automotive Hall of Fame. She has been named four times to Fortune magazine's list of "50 Most Powerful Women in Business" and was named by Automotive News as a 2005 "Leading Woman in the North American Automotive Industry." In 2006, Motor Trend nominated her to the "Power List" of the top 50 people in the automotive industry. Stevens was one of just two women to make the list.
The Clare Booth Luce Program provides full tuition, room and board for female students completing their junior and senior years of study in Mathematics and Computer Science, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering. This program affords students the opportunity to engage in professional development, research, and writing, as well as peer mentoring.
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