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Two Ten Associate Board
Two Ten Associate Board members at FN PLATFORM, 2018

The industry’s next generation of leaders comes together to support their foundation.

After many months of planning, the very first Two Ten Associate Board was formed and launched last Fall.  This group of 19 young women and men from across the industry and the country will actively support building awareness of Two Ten and increasing engagement in our programs —in their own companies and throughout the industry — while providing both the Foundation and our Board of Directors with new ideas and a bit of fresh perspective.

The group made their “debut” at the 2017 Gala, acting as official event hosts while raising money through a raffle and on-site games.  Interviews with several members were featured in a recent issue of Footwear News, followed by a live panel discussion during February FN Platform.

Currently planning their first annual, national fundraiser for Two Ten, we anticipate this impressive group of next-generation leaders will continue to increase in number and influence as they grow their visibility, reach and impact.

 

Allyson Felix, Bianca Gates and Jessie Randall Talk About Creating Brands With Purpose at ‘Women Who Rock’

Monday, August 8, 2022

FN and Two Ten Foundation celebrated an all-star group of game-changing women at the “Women Who Rock” event, held in collaboration with Two Ten Footwear Foundation at The Plaza Hotel in New York City on Wednesday night. The powerful panel was moderated by FN executive editor Katie Abel, and featured Olympian-turned-entrepreneur Allyson Felix, Birdies’ CEO … Read More

Announcing Two Ten’s New “Opportunity Grant”

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Two Ten Footwear Foundation is delighted to announce a new grant program aimed at supporting industry employees who want to pursue skills-focused training or obtain professional certifications to advance their careers. Starting this fall we’ll be conducting a pilot project offering a limited number “Two Ten Opportunity Grants” for upskilling and professional development. The first … Read More

TWO TEN FOOTWEAR FOUNDATION CONFIRMS NEW DATE FOR THE 81ST ANNUAL GALA

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Two Ten Footwear Foundation, the national charitable foundation of the U.S. footwear industry, announced its annual signature event will be held on June 6, 2022 at Pier Sixty on the Hudson River in New York City. Following three postponements due to the COVID pandemic, the industry’s longest running event will return with a freshly reimagined … Read More

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Your Mind Matters – Mental Health Awareness Month

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Mental health has never been more important than it is today, especially after fifteen months of pandemic-induced quarantine has left many feeling isolated, depressed and overwhelmed.  May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Two Ten Footwear Foundation has some valuable mental health resources and tools for anyone in the footwear industry who may be struggling. … Read More

WIFI Relaunches to Record Breaking Numbers

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Thursday, April 15th Last Thursday night, over 500 women and men from across the globe logged in to their computers to participate in Two Ten WIFI’s event – Staying Connected, a virtual conversation with industry leaders.  More than a year after putting the program on hold due to the pandemic, WIFI’s relaunch was truly one … Read More

FN Virtual Platform Interview: It Took A Pandemic

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Last week, Footwear News hosted Virtual Summit: The Way Ahead. This exciting 2-day event featured exclusive access to showroom previews, executive smart talks, thought-provoking panels and digital bootcamps led by the leaders of the footwear industry. Attendees included top executives from brands, retailers and companies in the footwear industry. Highlights from the first day included, … Read More