Today is #worldyouthday, and WFF is proud to celebrate the many emerging young women who have participated in our Future Leaders Connect program. We are dedicated to creating a pipeline of quality talent to ensure a solid future for the Food industry. Visit wff.org/Home/Experience to learn more about our Future Leaders Connect program.
We’re grateful to have @dunkinbrands and DINE Brands as partners to help us work to empower women in the foodservice industry. #ThankfulThursdays
Being an “only” in your company can be mentally and emotionally draining. Read what the recent McKinsey & Company study provides as tips to handle the pressures of being an “only” at wff.org/Home/Articles.
Did you know the language you use at work can get you in the game or leave you in the stands? Check out our latest article to read about how focusing on your language at work can help you win in your career. Visit wff.org/Home/Articles to read the full article.
Chief Transformation and People Officer for @yum_brands and WFF Executive Committee member, Tracy Skeans, believes that it’s not just the education and experience of the employees, but the company culture that makes for a successful organization. We couldn’t agree more, Tracy! Read the full article about Tracy's work with Yum! at dmagazine.com/publications/d-ceo. Picture courtesy of Sean Berry via D Magazine
With 15 seconds to get your point across, it’s important to hone your elevator pitch. Visit wff.org/Home/News to read the full article for tips on how to create your perfect pitch.
They say you’re known by the company you keep, and with partners like Armada and @aramark we’d consider ourselves in great company. #thankfulthursdays
FSR Magazine visited the WFF 2019 Conference and sat down with three powerful women leaders in the restaurant industry—Salli Setta of Red Lobster & WFF Chair-Elect, Sarah King of Darden & WFF Board Member, and Shelley Wolford of Golden Corral. In this inspirational #podcast episode, these women authentically share their personal stories of facing challenges as women, developing resilience & grit to navigate unexpected changes and the true realities of juggling life and work demands. Click link in bio NOW! . . #wfflimitless #resilient #career #genderequity #womeninleadership #leadership #foodindustry #mentor #professionaldevelopment #networking #FSRMagazine #RedLobster #GoldenCorral #Darden #foodindustrypodcast #womensconference #dallasconference
ICYMI: 2019 WFF CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS Wednesday Keynote Speaker Sarah Ferguson The Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson shared her thoughts on living as your authentic self and advice from her life as a “philanthropreneur.” • Being yourself is enough and where you’ll find joy • Dare to be different, follow your heart and use your unique voice • Keep reinventing yourself and pushing your personal boundaries • Commit to kindness; we’re all here to help each other in a spirit of humility What's one way you could apply this advice to your work life? #wfflimitless #motivation #inspiration #bosswomen
“I want more leadership to represent the communities we serve. That includes women and it includes people of color," says Kat Cole, former WFF Chair and President and COO, North America, Focus Brands. Read more from @qsrmagazine about Cole's journey to leadership and the importance of CEO engagement in creating more inclusive cultures in the foodservice industry. #diversity #inclusion #foodindustry #womeninleadership #bosswomen #diversitymatters #diversityandinclusion #QSRMagazine #FocusBrands #genderequity #Repost @qsrmagazine • • • • • According to a 2014 study by the MFHA, just 23 percent of corporate executives at foodservice brands were women. Restaurant rock stars like @KatColeATL are out to change that (link in bio)! #QSR #QSRmag #QSRmagazine #restaurants #fastcasual #restaurantindustry
Did you know? Today is #TakeYourDaughterToWorkDay! What a great opportunity to demonstrate to our future leaders the importance of inclusion in the workplace. We can show the next generation how and why ensuring employees from different backgrounds and cultures are heard and valued makes such a huge and positive impact on the success of an organization. Encourage her to ask questions, make suggestions, and share her opinions…and LISTEN to her. . . #wfflimitless #futureleaders #inclusion #future #bosswomen #genderequity #womeninleadership #leadership #foodindustry #professionaldevelopment #conferences #career
ICYMI: 2019 WFF CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS Tuesday Keynote Speaker Indra Nooyi Indra Nooyi, Former Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, shared her 3 Cs for women building, expanding, and accelerating their careers: Competence: Become an expert in a skill area that others need and can rely on you to deliver. Courage: Be willing to step up, challenge the status quo and talk about your areas of expertise. Communication: The only way to share your competence and courage, and to impact other people’s thinking, is through effective communication skills. Which “C” do you want to practice more of? . . #wfflimitless #courage #leadership #bosswomen #genderequity #womeninleadership #leadership #foodindustry #professionaldevelopment #networking #conferences #career #resources #motivation #inspiration
ICYMI: 2019 WFF CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS Sunday Keynote Speaker @brenebrown Researcher, storyteller and five-time #1 New York Times best-selling author, Brené Brown, shared the key skill sets needed for DARING leadership: 1- Rumbling with Vulnerability 2- Living into Our Values 3- Braving Trust 4- Learning to Rise Key Takeaway: Our ability to be daring leaders will never be greater than our capacity for vulnerability. How will you incorporate these skills into your work life? . . #wfflimitless #courage #leadership #BreneBrown #bosswomen #genderequity #womeninleadership #leadership #foodindustry #professionaldevelopment #networking #conferences #career #resources
#SaveTheDate Can you believe it's already been a month since Conference? We have already started planning for next year and can't wait to share the details with you. In the meantime, take a look at a few highlights from this year's LIMITLESS experience. Click link in bio. . . #wfflimitless ##bosswomen #genderequity #womeninleadership #leadership #foodindustry #professionaldevelopment #networking #dallasconference #career #resources
Thank you to our 2019 Fundraiser Contributors whose generosity will enable WFF to launch new, data-driven strategies that will help Food Industry partners create workplace environments where women thrive. To create a LIMITLESS future for all women, WFF is focused on: 1) CEO Engagement Across the Industry 2) Developing a Pipeline of Women Leaders 3) Measuring Progress Exciting work is being done and new products & initiatives are being developed and tested. WFF's commitment, in collaboration with our industry partners, to accelerate the advancement of women leaders has never been stronger. #genderequity #womeninleadership #leadership
ICYMI: 2019 WFF CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS Wednesday Keynote Speaker Becky Hammon Two-time Olympian and assistant coach for the @spurs , Becky Hammon, has defied the odds. Using her acronym TODAY, her message was to be Bold and Fearless. Theology/Truth: What you believe and think about yourself today is what you’ll become. ______ Opportunity: Create the favorable circumstances for yourself where opportunities can arise. ______ Daring: Courage sets the great ones apart; when they make a mistake, they learn and move on. _______ Affect: You affect others and your decisions and thoughts matter. ______ You: Don’t let anyone else write the script for your life — you own the day. How will you own being Bold and Fearless TODAY? #wfflimitless #motivation #inspiration #bosswomen
A sincere thank you to our 2019 Annual Leadership Development Conference Sponsors. ___________ Without your support we would not have been able to provide the inspiration, insights and best practice solutions to the record-breaking 3,200 women (and men) in attendance this year. ____________ We are beyond grateful for your generosity and commitment to accelerating the advancement of women leaders in the Food Industry. _____________ #genderequity #womeninleadership #sponsors #foodindustry #dallasconference
"It's important that the leadership of our restaurants reflect our guests." - Salli Setta Salli Setta, President & Chief Concept Officer of @redlobster and WFF Chair-Elect, and Heather Neary, President of @auntieannespretzels and WFF supporter, discuss the business case and the benefits for gender diversity in the C-suite. Click link in bio to read more from RestaurantDive.com. . . #genderequity #womeninleadership #leadership #development #networking #resources #bosswomen #foodindustry #dallasconference #redlobster #auntieannes
Special thanks to @franchise_times , one of our 2019 Media Alliances! Celebrating our 30th Anniversary is only possible because of the support from partners like you. Thank you for highlighting the stories that matter and for helping us continue to move the needle on gender equity in the Food Industry. #WFFLimitless #WFFConf #alliances #genderequity