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Scholarship fund grows by $30,000 during NEW Forum

Monday, July 29, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Barbara Francella
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Network of Executive Women members and sponsors donated more than $30,000 to the NEW scholarship fund during the NEW Executive Leaders Forum, July 23-25, 2013 in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

Forum attendees gave $15,300 to the fund during the three-day event. Kraft Foods Group Inc. contributed $3,000 and PepsiCo Inc. donated $10,000. The Hershey Company pledged $2,000-$5,000, matching its employees' contributions. Donors who contributed $100 or more received a copy of Dr. Brené Brown's book,The Gifts of Imperfection.

"The generosity of our industry's senior executives and national sponsors is overwhelming, and a testament to their commitment to gender equality in the workplace and nurturing the talent pipeline to better leverage the talents of the industry's future women leaders," said Kathy Bayert, the Network's vice president of learning and advisory services.

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