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See Jane Lead: 5 Women Making a Difference for Women

By Emily Schmid, Sr. Manager, Walmart Digital Communications

At last week’s Bentonville Film Festival, Walmart Foundation President Kathleen McLaughlin moderated a panel discussion exploring what women’s economic empowerment means from several perspectives. Speakers included actress and BFF Co-Founder Geena Davis; Pamela Prince Eason, president and CEO of… Read More


Help Over the Hurdles of a Small Business Dream

By Susan Koehler, Sr. Manager, The Walmart Foundation – Sam’s Club Giving Program

Once in a while, even Susan Eastman Walton has to stop and pinch herself. Her specially designed RecoFit Compression Gear is selling faster than ever at independent running and fitness stores across the country. She just signed a contract to supply the U.S. Military Endurance Sports program, a… Read More



BFF and Walmart: Working for Balance on the Big Screen

By Louis Greth, Sr. Director – Movies, Walmart

I have a pretty cool job: leading the team responsible for bringing your favorite movies to your local Walmart store. But this week, it gets even better. I’m part of a team judging the first-ever Bentonville Film Festival, an event that’s not only bringing A-list celebrities to my town – it’s also… Read More


Offering Support to Nepal Earthquake Victims

By Lee Siler, Sr. Manager, Operations Support & Disaster Relief, Walmart Foundation

My heart is heavy about the earthquake that struck Nepal recently. At the same time, I couldn’t be more thankful to work for a company that’s ready to help. The Walmart Foundation is donating $250,000 to support relief efforts in Nepal – $100,000 to International Medical Corps and $150,000 for the… Read More



Remembering Rana Plaza, and Working for a Brighter Future

By Susan Davis, President and CEO, BRAC USA

Today in Dhaka, Bangladesh, people will pay their respects to more than 1,130 Bangladeshi garment workers who lost their lives two years ago when the Rana Plaza factory complex collapsed. Since 2013, we have seen Rana Plaza survivors move forward with strength and perseverance. As they work to… Read More

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