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Commercial Baking Highlights Linkage Partnership with Dawn Foods to Advance Women Leaders

April 22, 2022 Sarah Breigle

Linkage’s longtime partnership with client organization Dawn Foods has been highlighted in a new article by Liz Goodwin for Commercial Baking 

We are thrilled to share this story of success with you. Dawn Foods is committed to the support, retention and advancement of their women leaders and relies on Linkage’s Advancing Women Leaders Signature Solution to power their strategy to support and advance women leaders. Dawn Foods utilizes Linkage’s Women in Leadership Institute™ to meaningfully engage their women leaders each year.

We invite you to check out an excerpt from Commercial Baking here, then read the full article on their site 

JACKSON, MI — Dawn Foods, a global leader in bakery ingredients, manufacturing and distribution, has unveiled a new leadership program to empower the women in its professional network to grow, feel supported and find community. 

The Women’s Leadership Development Program (WLDP) is led by Felisa Stockwell, senior director of global people and culture, and Osvaldo Santos, LATAM senior director of people. The program is an 18-month commitment that partners with the training group Linkage to create more opportunities for development and growth for women in the baking industry. It’s structured to give women throughout leadership ranks at Dawn access and visibility and set them up with the capabilities and experiences they need to climb the ladder of success. 

“We wanted a program that was going to be quite comprehensive and robust, something that was really going to help accelerate the development of women,” Stockwell said. “Linkage is a leader in development and offers programming that has identified hurdles to advancement for women, competencies to overcome them, and an individual 360-degree assessment that is used to focus development.” 

About Commercial Baking | Commercial Baking delivers a hybrid of targeted quarterly publications that take a deep dive into the latest trends and the cutting-edge supplier innovations that support them. The issues are supplemented by two annual special editions on new products and innovations. As the premier source of information for industry decision-makers, Commercial Baking is new thought for food.

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