Caterpillar's Kathryn Karol shares advice with next generation of female leaders


Caterpillar VP shares advice with future women leaders

Caterpillar’s Global Government and Corporate Affairs Vice President Kathryn Karol shares three pieces of advice with the next generation of girl leaders at the 2018 Girl Up Leadership Summit.

"Did you know there are an estimated 130 million girls not in school?" says Kathryn. "Yet, it’s a fact that when the number of girls attending school increases by 10 percent, gross domestic product (GDP) increases by three percent."

Supporting the UN's Girl Up Leadership Summit 

As part of the Caterpillar Foundation’s work to alleviate poverty, they know that investments in programs that support women and girls have proven to yield the best results in putting communities on a path to prosperity. That’s why the Caterpillar Foundation supports the UN Foundation’s Girl Up – a global leadership development initiative that positions girls to be leaders and create tangible change for girls everywhere. From leadership training to lobbying Congress on Capitol Hill, Girl Up leaders are helping create real and lasting change that impacts girls around the world. 

Recently, more than 300 girls gathered in D.C. for Girl Up’s annual Leadership Summit. Caterpillar’s Global Government and Corporate Affairs Vice President Kathryn Karol had the opportunity to speak with them to provide lessons in leadership. In her backstage interview, Kathryn shares three pieces of advice with the next generation of leaders that have helped her grow personally and professionally.

Join the Caterpillar talent network 

Caterpillar works hard to create a diverse, inclusive and exceptional environment where all employees are encouraged to perform at their best. Caterpillar is seeking talented candidates to join their inspiring teams around the world and enjoy their exciting and progressive career opportunities. Search and apply to join the Caterpillar family today and see where your career will take you.

 

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