Blog

The 2018-2019 NeighborHUB awardees will report regular updates on project progress throughout the year. Read their blogs below.

  • Automotive Roundtable: Forging Pathways to Developing Michigan’s Robust, Diverse Talent Pool

    More than 100 automotive professionals gathered for MICHauto’s annual Automotive Roundtable at MICHauto on the Island during the Detroit Regional Chamber’s 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference. Kristine Coogan of KPMG set the stage with thought leadership on investing in the talent pipeline process. Brief “Talent Talks” from HELLA’s Madison Weston, OpTech LLC’s Ronia Kruse, Ford Motor Company’s Marjace Miles, and Global Strategic Supply Solution’s Lisa Lunsford, chair of the MICHauto Board of Directors, addressed the need for a pathway to developing a robust and diverse talent pool here in Michigan.

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  • Governor Whitmer Announces Grants to Accelerate Mobility and EV Investments in the State

    More than $444,000 in grant funding awarded to test mobility and EV solutions in Flint, East Lansing, Detroit and Southeast Michigan and Washtenaw County Flint, Michigan – Governor Gretchen Whitmer was joined by state, local and university officials at Kettering University’s GM Mobility Research Center in Flint today to announce the first round of Michigan Mobility Funding Platform grants. Five mobility companies – MUVE, …

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  • MBN Speakers Series Mobility Panel Webinar

    Michigan Business Network Sep. 9, 2021 Michigan Business Network hosted another amazing virtual event for you, yesterday, September 8th. Shared below is the video capture from the ZOOM webinar. Chris Holman was joined by a pair of engaging and knowledgeable panelists, …

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  • CEO Spotlight: Multimatic’s Raj Nair

    Raj Nair is the president and chief operating officer of Multimatic. MICHauto spoke with Nair about the lessons he learned early in his career and what he predicts will happen to autonomous vehicles in the coming years.

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  • Grow Detroit’s Young Talent App Showcase

    Grow Detroit’s Young Talent (GDYT), a citywide summer program led by the city of Detroit that trains and employs young adults who are residents of the city, in conjunction with the Boys and Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan, offered a unique opportunity to 30 participants to learn app design and coding. A team of Apple employees guided the young participants throughout the program as they learned how to build an app prototype that solved a local community challenge in the areas of hip hop, sustainable fashion, and mobility.

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  • Staff Announcement: New Let’s Detroit Engagement Manager

    Please join our team in congratulating Jenny Orletski-Dehne on her promotion to Let’s Detroit Engagement Manager. Jenny’s new role and the integration of Let’s Detroit with MICHauto offer exciting opportunities to attract, retain, and grow talent across our state. An extension of our talent work and sponsored by cross-industry corporations, Let’s Detroit provides young talent with the resources to learn about living, playing, and working in the Detroit region through ambassadors who share their real and unique insights and perspectives. Through the Let’s Detroit platform, college students and young professionals are able to connect with ambassadors to grow their professional networks, explore careers in leading industries, and search for jobs posted by Let’s Detroit sponsors.

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