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Feature Story PlanetM's Seun Phillips speaks to Israeli's mobility startups visiting Detroit

Israel’s DRIVE TLV returns to Detroit to explore the region’s thriving automotive ecosystem

“What we do very well in Michigan is work collaboratively.”Glenn Stevens, executive director of MICHauto and vice president of Automotive and Mobility Initiatives at the Detroit Regional Chamber, set the tone for DRIVE TLV’s second visit to Detroit to discuss partnership opportunities, learn about the unique business assets the region has to offer, and hear from some of Israel’s up-and-coming mobility startups.


Feature Story Kyle Gilber and Carsyn Boggio work in the Robotics Lab at the Academies at Romeo.

Through pioneering partnership with Ford, career education begins early for Romeo high schoolers

Romeo is the first Michigan community to adopt a Ford program that turns traditional secondary educational institutions into career academies that prepare students for careers in mobility and other high-tech industries.

Feature Story In an externship at Oakland University, Seaholm High School students work with LEGO kits to demonstrate product lifecycle management and analyze productivity data for mobility efficiency.

Birmingham students get real-world experience in mobility and other fields through STEM externships

The overarching goal is to give students a taste of various STEM careers by collaborating with professionals to do real-life R&D projects.

Feature Story Students participate in Manufacturing Day 2018.

Metro Detroit students get hands-on experience with manufacturing careers through MFG Day events

The nationwide Manufacturing Day movement encourages manufacturers to open their doors to high school students for a day, introducing them to what a career in manufacturing entails and hopefully piquing their interest. 

Feature Story MiCareerQuest Southeast 2018.

MiCareerQuest offers students interactive experience with over 1,000 employers

Students will have an opportunity to discover careers in mobility, manufacturing, and many other industries at the massive career fair.

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Mobility Moments Podcast: Telva McGruder, Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan

In Southwest Detroit, Girl Scouts are building confidence in STEM through immersive programs like robotics. We spent time with three young robot programmers and talked with Telva McGruder, General Motors engineer and chair of the board of directors at Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan, to get the bigger picture.

Feature Story Intvo's exhibit at Mobility Row.

Why southeast Michigan is a perfect testing ground for Intvo

Assam Alzookery may have graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, but the “eureka!” moment behind his startup Intvo happened during a trip to New York City.

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Startup Spotlight Podcast: Charlie Moret, Invest Michigan

This episode of Driven’s Startup Spotlight features Charlie Moret, President and CEO of Invest Michigan, an investment fund that invests in early-stage companies that are commercializing technology products or services.

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Mobility Moments Podcast: Telva McGruder, Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan

September 6, 2019 - A chat with Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan board chair Telva McGruder (plus some scouts and one of their robots) about how Girl Scouts is cultivating the next generation of STEM talent. Listen >>
 

Startup Spotlight Podcast: Charlie Moret, Invest Michigan

September 4, 2019 - This episode of Driven’s Startup Spotlight features Charlie Moret, President and CEO of Invest Michigan, an investment fund that invests in early-stage companies that are commercializing technology products or services. Listen >>
 
 
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