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Dallas (ANTARA/Business Wire) – Mary Kay recently announced its sustainability strategy, Enriching Lives Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow, which includes five pillars, 15 commitments and more than a decade of action. This strategy was developed with Mary Kay’s key stakeholders and is aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, making Mary Kay an essential part of the global coalition for a better future.

Mary Kay Inc. partners with local and global organizations to further their mission to enrich women’s lives and bring educational opportunities to young women around the world.

Mary Kay Inc. partners with local and global organizations to further their mission to enrich women’s lives and bring educational opportunities to young women around the world.

As part of this overall strategy, and to continue its decades of advocacy for women’s empowerment, education and entrepreneurship, Mary Kay is committed to providing educational opportunities to 250,000 young women by 2030. and global organizations by 2022 to ensure that young women around the world are provided with exceptional educational opportunities to realize their dreams.

2022 Mary Kay Inc. Partnerships/Programs include:

  • Young Women in STEAM Grants – Six recipients received grants created to elevate young women in STEAM fields and encourage them to pursue their passions and career aspirations. The 2022 recipients were from North Macedonia, Germany, the Philippines, China and Australia, pursuing careers in everything from app development and architecture to physics and geothermal inventions.
  • Young Women in STEAM Continuing Education Grant. As an extension of Mary Kay’s STEAM Grants and Social Campaign, Ivanna Hernandez, 2021. go to mars She was featured in a documentary created to inspire young women to shoot for the stars, in this case Mars.
  • Society of Cosmetic Chemists Madam CJ Walker Scholarship – Established in honor of Walker, the first female self-made millionaire who made her fortune developing cosmetics and hair care products for black women. At the SCC 75th Annual Meeting, Ms. A’Lelia Bundles, great-granddaughter of Ms. CJ Walker, and Michelle Hines, Ph.D., Mary Kay’s Director of Product Design, presented the Ms. CJ Walker Scholarships. -represented minority students pursuing higher education in STEM disciplines related to the cosmetics and personal care industry. The awards are supported by the Society of Cosmetic Chemists and partnered and funded by Mary Kay. The winners were: Joy Rutherford, fifth-year graduate student and NIH researcher; and Imani Elaine Porter, Hampton University, sophomore biochemistry major.
  • Entrepreneurship Learning Network – Partners to provide 47,000 youth worldwide with entrepreneurship curriculum and innovative thinking opportunities. 1) With the support of the Aspiring Entrepreneurs Program (USA) main program. 2) World series of innovations; and 3) Innovation Days of the Global Innovation Challenge Series, Mary Kay helps empower young people to achieve their entrepreneurial dreams. In the 2021-2022 academic year, Mary Kay sponsored the NFTE World Series of Innovations (WSI), where 21 teams of budding social entrepreneurs won a total of $16,800 for their proposed solutions to seven challenges, each focused on advancing a Sustainable Development Goal. . The sponsors of the seven innovation challenges are: Bank of the West, Citi Foundation, Mary Kay, Saint-Gobain North America, Ernst & Young, LLP (EY), Maxar Technologies and PIMCO. The 2022 Innovation World Series Challenge was launched in September 2022 and is Mary Kay’s third year participating in SDG 14: life underwater.
  • City of Lewisville, IncubatorEDU – In partnership with the Lewisville Independent School District (LISD), IncubatorEDU offers a robust entrepreneurship curriculum to Lewisville high school students. Community mentors and an end-of-year program event provide students with real-world entrepreneurial experience and educational opportunities.
  • Academy of Marketing Science – For more than 25 years, Mary Kay has supported the Mary Kay Dissertation and Dissertation Proposal Awards at the annual Academy of Marketing Science (AMS) conference, where doctoral students present their successfully defended dissertations and receive a monetary award and critical peer feedback to guide their future work. to improve their chances of publishing in academic journals.
  • Ursuline Academy Dallas – Mary Kay Ash Endowed Scholarship – The scholarship is awarded annually to support girls with an education that will empower them with the skills and confidence they need to do great things.
  • Army Scholarship Foundation – Mary Kay Corporation Honorary Scholarship – Awarded annually to deserving sons and daughters of US Army soldiers and military veterans, as well as spouses of active duty soldiers.
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund – Awarded annually to support and empower students and parents with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete higher education while providing support services and scholarships to as many exceptional students, HSF Scholars and alumni as possible.


About Mary Kay

One of the original glass ceiling breakers, Mary Kay Ash founded her dream beauty company in 1963 with one goal in mind: to enrich women’s lives. That dream has grown into a multi-billion dollar company with millions of independent sales force members in nearly 40 countries. As an entrepreneurship development company, Mary Kay is committed to empowering women on their journey through education, mentorship, advocacy, networking and innovation. Mary Kay is dedicated to investing in the science of beauty and producing advanced skin care, color cosmetics, nutritional supplements and fragrances. Mary Kay believes in enriching lives today for a sustainable tomorrow by partnering with organizations around the world focused on promoting business excellence, cancer research, advancing gender equality, protecting survivors of domestic violence, beautifying our communities and encouraging children to follow their dreams. . Learn more at, find us on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn or follow us on Twitter.


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