Collage featuring Geradine Barnuevo, General Motor's Environmental Sustainability Senior Manager

Every day that I come to work, I think about the small, incremental things that I’m working on, or my team is working on, that can leave a legacy when I’m no longer here.

Geraldine Barnuevo
United States
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