Woman of distinction

Carol Godfrey ’86

Carol Godfrey, ’86 industrial engineering and vice president of marketing and product development for Southwire’s Energy Division, was recognized as a Woman of Distinction by Auburn’s Women’s Resource Center in April. Godfrey helps maintain Southwire’s presence in the power and renewable energy industry, and works to expand its markets in North America. She has led the development of new product and service offerings, including strategic partnerships, new product manufacturing and acquisitions.

Godfrey has served in leadership positions of several organizations, including Southwire Company, Hubbell Incorporated, Alcan Aluminum Corporation, Ralston Purina Company and Tampa Electric Company. In addition, she has collaborated with Southwire employees and their local Carrolton, Ga., school system to establish the Southwire Engineering Academy, which enables high school students to gain valuable hands-on experience while working with one of the largest wire and cable manufacturers in the world.

Godfrey is an active member of the 100 Women Strong program, which assists Auburn Engineering in the recruitment and retention of female engineering students. She also serves as a mentor to three female freshmen pursuing engineering degrees at Auburn.

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