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About the Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation

Women of the Vine & Spirits (WOTVS), the all-encompassing global membership organization dedicated to fostering diversity, equity & inclusion in beer, wine and spirits, launched its charitable arm, Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation, Ltd.501(c)3 in 2017

 

Created, to help further Women of the Vine & Spirits’ larger mission of helping individuals advance their careers within the traditionally white male-dominated alcohol beverage industry, the Foundation provides annual scholarships and awards to deserving applicants interested in continuing their professional development and education for careers within the food, wine/spirits, and hospitality sectors. 

“Education is instrumental to creating change within any industry, which is why our organization is committed to providing qualified applicants with the funds needed to continue learning and, ultimately, help advance their careers,” said Founder & CEO of Women of the Vine & Spirits, Deborah Brenner. “We are thrilled to be joining forces with our generous donors to help continue our larger mission of not only advancing women in the industry, but diversifying the talent pipeline across the board and instilling confidence in women at every level of the industry.” 

 

This is where our GRACE meets our GRIT and our POISE meets our POWER.  Together, we can stay connected, sustain and prosper as an industry. 

A Closer Look at the Foundation in 2021

Take a look through some exciting and pivotal highlights from this past year!