Scholarship fund grows by $30,000 during NEW Forum
Monday, July 29, 2013
Posted by: Barbara Francella
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.
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.
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.