Fund for Women and Girls annual luncheon is April 20

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls will hold their annual luncheon on April 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich, 1800 East Putnam Avenue, Old Greenwich. Keynote speaker will be Andrea Jung, Avon’s first female CEO.

Jung is credited with defining Avon as more than just a cosmetics company, leading it to become the company for women and enabling economic independence and self-sufficiency for millions of women worldwide. Jung currently is the president & CEO of Grameen America, where she is working to scale the organization to solve economic issues for women and their families across the country through microloans, training, and support.

For tickets, at $275, click here.

Family Economic Security Program (FESP)

In partnership with Housatonic Community College and Housatonic Community College Foundation, the Fund for Women & Girls helps low-income college students to attain degrees, secure living-wage jobs and build brighter futures.

Net proceeds from the annual luncheon will benefit FESP.

The Fund for Women & Girls

The mission of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls is to engage philanthropists and invest in sustainable solutions that lead to economically secure and healthy women and girls throughout Fairfield County. Since 1998, the Fund has helped thousands of women and girls develop confidence, find their voice and achieve economic security.