CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and second all-time leading scorer in international soccer history, Abby Wambach, will call for women to amplify their voices, ‘fail up’ and turn to their pack for support in a keynote address sponsored by P&G Professional, during Women’s Foodservice Forum’s (WFF) 2021 Leadership Conference. One of the premier annual leadership development events in the Food Industry, the WFF Conference will be held virtually and in person March 21-24 in Dallas.
As a vocal activist for women and New York Times best-selling author, Wambach encourages women to lead the revolutionary change needed to secure equality and inclusion in the workplace and beyond. Her message strongly reflects WFF’s mission to accelerate women’s career advancement, help the Food Industry create inclusive environments where women thrive and enable gender-diverse organizations to reap the rewards of sustained business growth.
“We’re honored to partner with WFF to support Abby Wambach’s message of empowerment, equality and inclusiveness at this year’s WFF Leadership Conference and excited to connect more women leaders with her passionate example of limitless opportunities,” said Paul Edmondson, Vice President North America, P&G Professional. “Abby is the kind of leader and activist we look to at P&G as we continue our work to advance the fight for gender equality, including equal pay and equal representation for women. And with products that enable foodservice professionals to do more with less, P&G Professional helps provide the confidence that comes from raising the bar of clean, empowering foodservice managers do more of what they really love.”
In addition to her athletic achievements, Wambach is the author of two New York Times best-sellers, Forward: A Memoir and WOLFPACK, and is one of the top motivational speakers in the world.
“I’m happy to continue my partnership with P&G and speak with the women at the WFF Leadership Conference,” said Abby Wambach. “By empowering these women to demand what they’re entitled to for their work, we can help change the realities of women everywhere.”
“Women leaders across the Food Industry will benefit from the inspiring example Abby Wambach lives as an effective leader willing to take bold action,” said Therese Gearhart, President & CEO, Women’s Foodservice Forum. “WFF, our Partner companies and the ambitious women building their careers in the dynamic Food Industry look forward to gaining new insights from influential leaders, such as Wambach, who are driving change across numerous environments,” Gearhart added. “We are grateful to P&G Professional for their support of this keynote.”
The WFF Leadership Conference is an immersive leadership development experience where women and men connect with and learn from thought leaders from a diverse range of disciplines, industry influencers and extensive networking with each other. Senior leaders from many of the most well-known global brands throughout all segments of the Food Industry also come together during the Conference to share key learnings on accelerating women’s career progress and creating inclusive cultures where all members contribute and thrive.
About Women’s Foodservice Forum
Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) is the Food Industry’s thought leader on gender equity. WFF leverages research, insights and best practice solutions that enable food companies to address the pressing need for talent, drive better consumer insights and increase business performance by realizing the full potential of women leaders. Working since 1989 to provide the tools and resources to help women build leadership competencies that enhance career advancement, WFF also partners with the Food Industry to create work environments where women thrive and organizations reap the rewards of a gender-diverse workforce. For more information, visit wff.org.
About Procter & Gamble Professional
P&G Professional is the away-from-home division of Procter & Gamble, serving the foodservice, building cleaning and maintenance, healthcare, hospitality, food/drug/mass, and convenience store industries. P&G Professional offers complete solutions utilizing its parent company’s scale, trusted brands and strengths in market and consumer understanding. P&G Professional features such brands as Tide® Professional, Dawn® Professional, Cascade® Professional, Mr. Clean® Professional, Febreze® Professional, Swiffer® Professional, Comet®, Spic and Span®, Bounty®, Safeguard®, and its own brand, P&G Pro Line®. Please visit www.pgpro.com for the latest information about how to upgrade your clean with P&G Professional’s solutions and services.