GM Baltimore Operations, Baltimore City Public School System & USHYEE Partner
Baltimore, MD [CapitalWirePR] September 29, 2012 – U.S. Hispanic Youth Entrepreneur Education (USHYEE) partnered with the GM plant in Baltimore and Baltimore City Public Schools to provide a unique look inside engineering at the GM plant in White Marsh, MD. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month students from Patterson High School ‘s Academy of Engineering will hear from GM Hispanic engineers, other GM leaders and tour the GM plant.
“Our event today is about celebrating the Hispanic heritage of both our employees, our customers, and hopefully future customers,” said Mary Ann Brown, GM Baltimore Students Meet with Alma Guajardo-Crossley Operations communications manager.
“The Hispanic community is very important to General Motors and we have reached out to Hispanic students during various auto shows as well as extend an outreach to the Spanish language media. We look forward to highlighting our employees, technology and products to the students, as well as show them the types of opportunities that are available to them with a global company like General Motors.”
Luis Borunda, USHYEE President said “U.S. Hispanic Youth Entrepreneur Education (USHYEE) is pleased to partner with General Motors (GM) Baltimore Operation’s Hispanic Heritage Month event. The collaboration with GM, Baltimore City Public School System and USHYEE will provide Latino students from Patterson high school a tremendous opportunity to see engineering and leadership up close.
The students will hear form GM Hispanic leaders and how Latinos are making significant contributions to GM’s success. This event is a win for Latino students, the Baltimore City School System and USHYEE.” Students met with Bill Tiger, GM Baltimore Operation Plant Manager and Alma Guajardo-Crossley, GM Director of Diversity Initiatives and Baltimore City representatives.
USHYEE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. We are focused on the high school to college continuum for Hispanic youth and developing tomorrow’s Hispanic leaders. U.S. Hispanic Youth Entrepreneur Education (USHYEE) was founded in 2004 in order to address the high dropout rates among Hispanic youth and to introduce high school youth to STEM and entrepreneurship as career options.