Global Industrial Design Then and Now: Designing Women at General Motors
TECKLA RHOADS and SUSAN SKARSGARD
This presentation shares the largely untold, surprising story that highlights the critical role women have played in automotive design at General Motors. Beginning with the trailblazing women in the 50s up through GM's current team of women designers, the presentation highlights the great opportunities existing today for aspiring young women designers in the field of industrial design. Guest designers will include Teckla Rhoads, director, GM Global Industrial Design and Susan Skarsgard, manager, Design Archive and Special Collections, GM Global Industrial Design.