On the occasion of its 100th Anniversary Gala in February 2020, the League of Women Voters of Connecticut is thrilled to honor Indra K. Nooyi, Former Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, and Juanita T. James, President and CEO of the Fairfield County Community Foundation. Nooyi will receive the Outstanding Woman in Business award and James will be recognized with the Outstanding Woman in Philanthropy award.
Carol Reimers, president of the League of Women Voters of Connecticut said, "we are delighted to honor Indra Nooyi as the Outstanding Woman in Business and Juanita James as the Outstanding Woman in Philanthropy. These two women have not only had an immense impact on their work communities but are role models for young women across Connecticut."
About the Honorees
Indra Nooyi is the former Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo. In this role, Mrs. Nooyi was the chief architect of Performance with Purpose, PepsiCo’s pledge to do what’s right for the business by being responsive to the needs of the world around us.
Juanita T. James joined the Community Foundation in 2011. As President & CEO, she is responsible for advancing the organization’s mission of promoting philanthropy to create systemic change in Fairfield County, fostering a vital and inclusive community where every individual has the opportunity to thrive.
Sponsored by Moffly Media and the Connecticut Bar Association, The League of Women Voters of Connecticut’s 100th Anniversary Gala will take place on February 22, 2020 at the Italian Center in Stamford, CT. For more information about the Gala, visit www.lwvct.org.