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10 Within 10 Recognition

Stefanie Gray '13

This is a headshot of Stefanie Gray wearing a black top and gray blazer.

College: Education and Human Services

Stefanie is the experience design business operations and communications manager for Ford Motor Company. Now a member of Ford's NextGen employee resource group, she previously spent the last two years as a leadership team member sitting for the NextGen Changemakers Award and communications team. She was recently chosen for Ford’s Thirty Under 30, an eight-month philanthropic leadership course for employees to learn design thinking techniques while working with a Detroit-based nonprofit.

Following graduation at CMU, she spent the first eight years of her career working for the Ford Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford, which has invested more than $2.2 billion into communities around the world. She took an active role in the Ford Fund working as a program manager for Ford Driving Skills for Life and on the communications team.

She mentors current and prospective students, interns and recent graduates, including connecting students with internship opportunities with Ford Motor Company and the Ford Fund, and she’s passionate about opening the door for other CMU Alumni.