Marina L. Shoemaker
About Marina L.
Marina is the director for global diversity and inclusion strategies for General Motors (NYSE: GM), one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies, employing more than 170,000 employees worldwide located on five continents. Marina is responsible for helping implement GM’s global diversity and inclusion strategies with specific focus on corporate culture, women, people with disabilities, and LGBT employees and their allies to help reflect the evolving needs and demographics of the Company’s customers and employees worldwide.
A 29-year veteran, she was the first woman national director for the GM Dealer Development Program (2010-2011) with responsibility for overseeing the profitability, growth and retention initiatives for nearly 400 minority and women-owned dealerships with average annual sales of more than $11B. Under her leadership, she launched a dealer-funded scholarship program to encourage women to pursue retail automotive occupations in response to the growing presence/influence of female consumers. More than 30 women have been recipients of the scholarship program, which has since expanded to Canada and Mexico.
Marina L. is Participating in these Events
- Cultivating the Business Leadership Required for a More Sustainable, Inclusive and Equitable Economy - Breakout Session on Thursday, 6 June, 2019 at 11:00:00