GM CEO Mary Barra

This women’s Month let’s talk about the most powerful women CEO in the world, GM CEO Mary Barra. The first woman Ceo to be in the automotive sector.

Here we think that women can’t do men’s jobs, this is where Mary Barra came into existence and changed the way of thinking about women. By becoming the first woman CEO of an Automotive company General Motors.


Mary Teresa Barra was born on December 24, 1961, in Michigan, USA. Where her father is a die maker. But still joins the GM as an intern and overcomes the many hurdles.

Where Barra married a consultant Tony Barra and has two children. They leave in Northville, a suburb of Detroit.


Where she joined GM company at the age of 18 as a co-op student to pay off her college tuition. Barra graduated from General Motors Institute now it is known as Kettering University. Barra got a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical engineering. Received her Master’s in Business Administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1990.


Barra started her career with general motors from the start at the age of 18, from 1980 till now 2020 she stayed with General Motors.

In January 2014 Mary Barra becomes GM CEO and becomes the first female CEO in the automobile sector.

She was the 12th person and 4th woman to be elected to the board of Disney in August 2017.


Many achievements have been accomplished by Mary Barra as a GM CEO, here are some of them:-

  • Mary Barra is the first female CEO in the automobile sector.
  • She is among the most powerful women on the list of Fortune and Forbes.
  • Mary Barra is also Featured on the cover of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World.

Mary Barra showed that Women are not less than any man, in this new age everyone is equal and can be whatever they want with pure will.


This is about GM CEO Mary Barra, where women can get inspiration from her. You guys also need to keep in mind that Women can also work like men, maybe better than men. To all women never underestimate yourself from men.

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1 Comment

tarulahsan · May 4, 2020 at 3:04 am

Mary Teresa Barra, I heard her name for the first time. It’s nice to know about her. Thanks for the wonderful information

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