Kylie Schuyler heads Global G.L.O.W. (Girls Leading Our World), a nonprofit organization empowering strong girls from vulnerable areas, and California Bliss, an innovative France-based frozen yogurt concept. Her business model is quite unique: 100% of the profits generated by the retailer are used to fund the multinational NGO whose mission is to serve girls aged 10-16 through dynamic near-peer mentoring, transformational literacy and creative art-based expression.
Ms. Schuyler serves on numerous non-profit boards in the U.S. and Asia that focus on women, gender equality, and children's education and well-being. She holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on Positive Psychology from the Fielding Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California. Also, she is currently authoring a book exploring character strengths, as well as the critical examination of positive psychology and its implications for increasing resilience in adolescent girls.
Ms. Schuyler will discuss her experience establishing a flourishing social enterprise, as well as, her passion for empowering girls and amplifying their stories to drive the discourse on gender equality.
Ryann Thomas, Chair
Vicki Beyer, Elizabeth Handover, Deborah Hayden, Jiana Leung, Makiko Tachimori (Fukui), Yoshiko Zoet-Suzuki, Zane Zumbahlen, Vice Chairs
ACCJ Women in Business Committee
(Committee Coordinator: G. Ohyama)
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