Volkswagen actively participates in and pledges a wide range of support to organizations that focus on health and safety, the environment, and preparing future generations through education and experiences.
Volkswagen Chattanooga and its team members were busy not only building cars, but also giving back to the community last year. Team members participated in a community tree planting event in March, announced an eLab expansion in May, and hosted a robotics challenge for students in November.
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Over the summer, several Volkswagen team members volunteered at a "Girls in Engineering and STEAM" camp. One of Volkswagen's engineers spoke with students about her career path about the role of engineering in the automotive industry and the African American and Women in Motion Employee Resource Groups led activities that taught students about electric currents, multimeters, and batteries.
Last August, Volkswagen congratulated the latest class of graduates from its Robotronics Apprenticeship Program, a 2-year paid program with one year on the job training. Since 2018, 87 apprentices have graduated from the program.
Volkswagen hosted a "Women Who Rock" event that showcased the accomplishments of 12 inspiring who completed the "Women in Motion" mentorship program. The program is designed to drive professional growth, empower women, and pave the way for a successful career.