Automation Alley, a World Economic Forum Advanced Manufacturing Hub (AMHUB) for North America has awarded their vice president, Cynthia Hutchison, a 12-month fellowship affiliated with the World Economic Forum. Throughout her fellowship, she will be shaping Michigan’s own AMHUB to serve as an influence and model for other various locations while also developing various expansion strategies to create more centers around the world.
Through her years at Automation Alley, Hutchison has played a significant role in the company’s journey to becoming a globally renowned technology and networking industry 4.0 knowledge center. Her work in creating a global outreach program, Band of Angels, and development of international relations with people of all statuses and occupations have allowed her to be given other awards and honors, most recently notable, her award in Crain’s Detroit Business Notable Women in STEM in 2018.
“We are so proud of Cynthia for all the work she has done to accelerate Industry 4.0 here in Michigan. Now, through her fellowship with the World Economic Forum, Cynthia will be representing Michigan manufacturers at a global level.” says Tom Kelly, Automation Alley executive director and CEO. “This opportunity is a win-win for Michigan and for the global AMHUB network.”