Lisa Drake
Ms Lisa Drake
Chief Engineer, Ford Motor Company
Royal Oak, MI
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Biography
I am the chief engineer for Ford's Global Hybrid and Battery Electric Vehicles. I am responsible for the development and launch of hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery electric vehicle applications worldwide.
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  • Nancy, Mechanical engineer students BS

    Added Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 12:48 PM

    Hi my name is Nancy. I am currently in second year mechanical engineering. I would like to ask you, is automotive engineering for women? Are companies accepting women in automotive engineering? Is it necessary to get a hand in the car if I just like to design cars and know how they work? I am looking toward hearing from you. Thank you.
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    Lisa Drake, Ford Motor Company
    Answered Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 12:48 PM

    Hi Nancy – congratulations for moving forward in your academic pursuit of a mechanical engineering degree! To answer your first question, absolutely automotive engineering is for women. It’s for anyone who enjoys a great challenge of making ...

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