The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) recently recognized 42 of its former Scholars who are under the age of 40 at a special ceremony held in New York City. Ford’s Shani Allison was one of the alumni recognized for their exemplary contributions in the workplace and in their communities.
When you tell a friend you bought a new car, the first question is always What kind? The second, What color? “It makes or breaks a vehicle,” says Barb Whalen, color and materials design manager at Ford. “We want people to look at a new model and say ‘I saw that color and I fell in love.’ ”
Angela Henderson takes her engineering and purchasing expertise to a global level, while still maintaining work/life balance. She achieves this by developing an individual career plan with her managers.
Anthony Prozzi is more than a designer; he has the insight of a modern sociologist. "You really have to understand the psychology of people," he says. "What we're really doing is designing experiences."
Rookie Ford engineer Zac Nelson harnesses the power of open-source hardware and software, 3D printing, wireless connectivity and Microsoft™ Xbox 360® to bring haptic feedback to a Ford Mustang Shelby GT500.