Many women step away from their careers to raise families or fulfill other obligations. GM is helping them jump back in.
GM, partnering with the Society of Women Engineers and iRelaunch, is a founding member of the STEM Reentry Task Force, which aims to create a structural change in the STEM sector by introducing the re-entry internship program as a vehicle for engaging with returning technical employees. “General Motors has the fastest-scaling program of any of our member companies,” said Carol Fishman Cohen, iRelaunch CEO and co-founder. “GM is fully embracing the Take 2 concept and is reaping the benefits of tapping into this population of experienced professionals who have stepped away from their careers for various reasons.