Raj is a member of both Ford’s senior executive diversity council and executive personnel committee. He is also the Corporate Sponsor of the Ford Asian Indian Association (FAIA), and supports other ERG’s, such as the Ford Chinese Association (FCA), and the Ford Works program. This includes encouraging participation in activities and initiatives, such as career seminars and panel discussions to help employees fully realize their professional potential and the FAIA Mentoring Program. Additionally, as a Kettering University alumnus and member of the Board of Directors, Raj is committed to connecting Kettering students to opportunities at Ford. As a result, the number of co-op students employed by Ford has increased. Earlier this year, in the interests of growing talent and promoting education, he recently supported the India Business Conference at the University of Michigan to motivate MBA graduates looking for career opportunities in the auto industry. Additionally, in 2014, Raj was named Fortune Automotive Businessperson of the Year.