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Stellantis Women's Leadership Experience Earns Second Coveted Brandon Hall Award


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The Stellantis Women's Leadership Experience (WLE) leadership development program recently earned a Silver Award for excellence from the Brandon Hall Group.

This was the second award for excellence the program has earned over the past two years. The program earned a Brandon Hall Bronze Award in its first year of eligibility in 2020.


The Brandon Hall Excellence Awards recognize the best organizations that have successfully deployed programs, strategies, modalities, processes, systems and tools that have achieved measurable results. The awards attract entrants from leading corporations around the world.


The WLE seeks to reverse the effect of several societal trends identified in McKinsey & Company's Women in the Workplace Report:


  • Women remain significantly underrepresented in the corporate leadership pipeline, even at entry-level positions
  • At every subsequent career step, the representation of women further declines, and women of color face an even more dramatic drop-off at senior levels
  • As a result, only one in five senior executive leaders at U.S. companies is a woman, and fewer than one in 30 is a woman of color


"Sitting back and watching these trends play out in our company and our society is no longer acceptable," said Teresa Thiele, director, aftermarket purchasing, global body and interior and North America operations and co-chairwoman of the Women's Alliance at Stellantis. "We must continue to battle against these disturbing trends and build on the momentum created from programs like The Women's Leadership Experience." 


In 2018, energized by the vision to do something tangible to attack these trends, a team of motivated members of the company's Women's Alliance Business Resource Group scoped out the challenge, secured executive buy-in and...

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