ascena Foundation Honors Winners of the 2018 Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards

Friday, October 19, 2018

ascena Foundation Honors Winners of the 2018 Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards

ascena Foundation is proud to honor the 2018 winners of the Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards at a luncheon which took place yesterday at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, emceed by acclaimed journalist and philanthropist Soledad O'Brien. The annual program, now in its fifth year, added a new award category, the Young Changemaker Award. The Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards program aims to bolster and provide financial support to grassroots organizations who are making a meaningful difference in the lives of women and children in communities across the United States, specifically in the areas of health, education, social reform and esteem.

To support the next generation of changemakers, ascena Foundation launched a new award category this year, the Young Changemaker Award. At the Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards luncheon, 18-year-old HERlead Fellow Faith Florez of California and Founder of the Latina Legacy Foundation, accepted the first-ever Young Changemaker Award. The HERlead Fellowship is a leadership program founded in 2011 for high school girls who wants to make a difference. The inaugural Young Changemaker Award, a $10,000 grant, is an acknowledgement of the accomplishments of HERlead Fellows and serves as the next step in their journey to effect global process....

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