Dallas, Texas-based Mary Kay Inc. will commemorate the centennial anniversary of Mary Kay Ash’s birthday by hosting a leadership symposium benefiting The Mary Kay Foundation.
The event, “Leading with Authenticity and Purpose: The Timeless Leadership Lessons of Mary Kay Ash,” will be held on May 2. The symposium panel will feature Mary Kay Inc. executives Sheryl Adkins-Green, chief marketing officer; Anne Crews, vice president of public affairs; Nathan Moore, president, Mary Kay North America; and Julia Simon, chief legal officer and corporate secretary. They will share how they have successfully applied the principles of Ash’s best-selling book Mary Kay on People Management to inspire exceptional results.
The guest moderator for the event will be awarding-winning Fox 4 News anchor/reporter Clarice Tinsley. With major investigative reporting awards to her credit, including the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award, Tinsley had the unique privilege of knowing Mary Kay Ash personally and will be able to bring a unique perspective to the conversation.
The Mary Kay Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for cancers that affect women and to end domestic violence. Since its inception in 1995, the foundation has granted more than $74 million to support organizations committed to ending domestic violence and finding cures for cancers affecting women.
Mary Kay Ash was born May 12, 1918, in Hot Wells, Texas, and died November 22, 2001. She began her eponymous company, Mary Kay Cosmetics, in 1963 with $5,000.