- April 18, 2003, PRESS RELEASE
KENNESAW, GA, USA—Women in Packaging Inc. (WMPKG) and MeadWestvaco Corp. report the two entities recently sealed a new corporate partnership "that promises to expand the frontiers of possibility for generations of packaging professionals." Solidified during Women's History Month in March, the partnership—themed "Women Pioneering the Future"—speaks to WMPKG's and MeadWestvaco's commitment "to the revolutionary spirit of women and their limitless potential in a non-traditional field."
According to a WMPKG release, the partners team up officially in a few days at the association's new leadership summit series: "Are You Packaging at 10?" Jacqueline Barry, CFO of MeadWestvaco's consumer packaging group, is among the panelists. "She and other industry leaders will assemble and offer career transformation and professional advice, career management and advancement tips, networking secrets, and information for developing a personal marketing strategy."
Slated for April 29, 2003, at the Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta, GA, "Are You Packaging a 10?" will take place from 9 am to 5 pm. Register online and visit WMPKG at womeninpackaging.org.
Learn more about MeadWestvaco at meadwestvaco.com. Other Internet resources for women in the packaging industry include the following sites: packaginguniversity.com; packagingcareerhotline.com; and packaginghorizonsmag.com.