We Are Two Ten Footwear Foundation

WE IMPROVE THE LIVES AND CAREERS OF AMERICA'S FOOTWEAR COMMUNITY

Services

Two Ten provides emergency financial assistance to footwear employees facing difficult times. Click here to learn more and to access our online application.

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Resources

Through Two Ten, footwear employees and their immediate families who are in crisis have access to special services and community resources.

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Scholarships

Two Ten offers college scholarships for eligible footwear families, and design scholarships for industry professionals wishing to advance their careers.

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Community

We offer affinity groups and national programs developed to support career growth, leadership development and volunteer opportunities.

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Footwear Cares®

Two Ten Footwear Cares® is the annual, national volunteer campaign that engages thousands of footwear industry employees across the U.S., who come together to improve their communities. What began as a one week volunteer blitz and grew into a month-long volunteer campaign is now a year-long movement that brings the inherent care and compassion of the footwear industry directly into our own neighborhoods.

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Two Ten Connect

BECOME A TWO TEN CONNECTOR

Register today and instantly be connected to the entire footwear industry. It's free and it's easy!

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Women In The Footwear Industry (WIFI)

JOIN 4,000 WOMEN IN THE INDUSTRY

Inspiring women in footwear through mentoring, educational programs, seminars and special events.

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Human Resources Leadership (HRL)

HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF THE INDUSTRY

Human Resources Leadership brings together HR professionals for events, forums and seminars.

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Associate Board

THE NEW AND THE NEXT

Comprised of 20 next-gen leaders, the Associate Board seeks to continue our philanthropic legacy.

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Recognizing Our Donors

Jan
18
Thu
WIFI Lunch & Learn “The Art of Networking”
Jan 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

WIFI Lunch and Learn:
“The Art of Networking”

Thursday, January 18th

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST
Via Webinar

Join executive coach Amie Blumerg for a dynamic session about “The Art of Networking.”  Attendees will learn how to be a creative conversationalist, how to leverage your current network and the best way to maintain relationships after the first introduction. Moderated by Co-Chair of the WIFI Mentoring committee Carol Goodhue, this session will provide tips and ideas to help build confidence and encourage you to feel more comfortable “working the room.” 

Amie Blumberg
Executive Coach

Amie Blumberg has spent the bulk of her career as an executive in the retail and fashion industries. She has extensive merchandising, design, sourcing, development, branding, marketing and ecommerce experience used to build, grow, and turnaround wholesale and retail businesses.

In her current role as an executive coach,  she works with clients in a range of industries to identify strengths and turn their career goals into action.  She thinks of herself as a catalyst, a connector between people and their ambitions. Her coaching approach focuses on strategizing, focusing on peoples’ strengths, and identifying patterns of behavior beneath the surface. She has experience with executive and professional coaching, leadership transitions, organizational change and leadership development and has been a consultant for Ladies Who Launch, an organization dedicated to mentoring women entrepreneurs.

HR Lunch & Learn “Sexual Harassment In the Workplace”
Jan 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

HR Lunch and Learn:
“Sexual Harassment in the Workplace”
Thursday, January 18th
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST
Via Webinar

The “MeToo” movement has sparked an enormous amount of important conversations and activism around the subject of sexual harassment, and this issue has become much more prevalent in today’s work place than previously thought.  As an a HR professional, are you prepared to support your employees and is your company protected?

Join Linda Vogel, strategic legal counsel focused on employment law and former chief legal counsel at Aerosoles for a conversation about sexual harassment in the work place. This session will address the differences between sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct and what companies need to do to protect their employees. Moderated by the Co-Chair of the WIFI Mentoring committee Carol Goodhue, attendees will hear about four key mechanisms that all companies should have in place to address sexual harassment or a hostile work environment.

WIFI NYC “Winter Refresh”
Jan 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

WIFI New York Invites You to a “Winter Refresh” Event at bluemercury
January 18, 2018
New York

Feb
13
Tue
WIFI Impact Awards
Feb 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

2nd Annual WIFI Impact Awards
Tuesday,  February 13, 2018
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
FN PLATFORM
Las Vegas Convention Center

The 2nd Annual Two Ten Women in Footwear Impact Awards will be presented during the FN PLATFORM Show in Las Vegas in February. The awards are designed to recognize the industry’s most dynamic leaders for their accomplishments both professionally and personally. The awards will be distributed in four categories:

Influencer Award: This award will go to a woman who has been a trailblazer in the industry. She is a risk taker, and has done something extraordinary that sets her apart from her peers all while staying true to herself.

Leadership Award: This award will go to a woman who has been in the industry for most of her career.  She will be chosen for her leadership, passion, reputation and impact on the footwear industry.

Advancement Award: This award will be given to a woman who has contributed to the advancement of women and female leaders in the industry.  She is a trailblazer for women on her team, always searching for additional opportunities for their career growth and development.

Community Award: This award is given to a woman who has made an impact on the growth of WIFI.  She regularly attends WIFI events and encourages other women at her company to get involved in supporting Two Ten WIFI.

About WIFI
Launched in 2010, and now with more than 4,000 members nationwide and nine regional chapters, Two Ten Women in Footwear Industry (WIFI) is the footwear industry’s preeminent national women’s organization. WIFI harnesses the collective power of women to support the Two Ten Footwear Foundation, while providing a forum for empowering women through mentoring, education, relationships and events. For more information or to sponsor an event, please contact Kirsten Nelson at knelson@twoten.org.

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