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Did You Know That Cars and Cows Had Many Things in Common?

fiat_engine.jpg First of all, their weight: depending on its breed, a cow can weigh up to more than one ton, just like a small car, and much more than our 650kg little Fiat 500! Another example is their life expectancy: a cow can live happily up to 20 years, just like a modern car has an average potential longevity of about 200000 miles (320000km), which is the mileage you can reach if you drive 10000 miles per year for 20 years. Actually, our Fiat 500 is turning 40 this year (happy birthday!) but it has only driven 90000 miles (145000 km) so far…

Back to the Future: When a Classic Car Goes Electric!

fiat_electric_blog.jpg I am the happy owner of a classic car: a 1973 Fiat 500, the car that most represents the Italian economic and social boom of the 1950s. The Fiat 500 is actually the first car I’ve ever driven, back when I was only 12 years old, on private roads of course!

Back to School - the Wake Forest MBA Marketing Summit

m_summit_web_half.jpg Oh - the life of a student! I'm at the age where I can look back with nostalgia on my days as a student. I had a great, memorable experience while a student at Notre Dame (undergrad) and Georgia Tech (grad school) - even the all nighters!

This weekend I have the opportunity to represent FedEx at the 22nd Annual Wake Forest MBA Marketing Summit. It is an MBA and undergraduate marketing case competition where top schools compete and are challenged by a 36 hour time constraint (speaking of all nighters) to develop solutions

Junior Achievement Through a FedEx Team Member's Eyes

...By the end of the 5-week session, this same student was so eager to raise his hand to volunteer his thoughts and started socializing more with this classroom peers. The teacher called me several months later thanking me for helping this 1 student “break through” and that he has practically become a class leader! Helping 1 student in any way through out each classroom session, whether it is through teaching about our economic principles or helping the student find pride in him/herself to build confidence, increased my passion for the purpose of JA.

For the last 7 years at FedEx, I wanted to continue my dedication to JA by supporting the annual Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser as company co-ordinator. With so many charitable organizations that FedEx supports, my passion for performing in this voluntary capacity is fueled knowing that the children of today will be the leaders of tomorrow...

Students' Perspectives: A look at the Magic Johnson Scholarship Conference

If I told you that my family consisted of over 113 people of different races and lifestyles, would you believe me? Hey, it’s true.

The Taylor Michaels Scholarship Program from the Magic Johnson foundation brought together their scholars annually for a leadership conference in Los Angeles, which was generously sponsored in part by FedEx.