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Marina Whitman

Marina Whitman—(1935)—In 1972, she served as a member of the Price Commission and as the first female member of the Council of Economic Advisors until 1973. From 1979 to 1992, she was an executive and chief economist for General Motors Corporation. Since 1992, she has been Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy at the University of Michigan. (Featured on the AFGW special collections website)