Auburn Seminary to honor Eileen Fisher with Lives of Commitment Award

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January 30, 2017
Contact: Aimee Thunburg ([email protected])

Auburn Seminary to honor Eileen Fisher with Lives of Commitment Award

Auburn Seminary recognizes game-changing business leader

NEW YORK — Auburn Seminary will honor business leader and fashion icon Eileen Fisher for her commitment to social justice at the 21st annual Lives of Commitment Awards Breakfast on April 27th in New York City.

In this moment of national upheaval, Fisher has been a leader in how business can be activated in social justice movements. She has been a corporate leader in the fight to end discrimination and child labor practices and has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the rights of workers, including instituting fair and ethical labor practices within her industry. In 2015, her company launched VISION 2020, which partners with other fashion industry brands to addresses human rights and sustainability.

What:               Auburn Seminary’s Lives Of Commitment Awards
Who:                Eileen Fisher, founder and chair of Eileen Fisher, Inc.
When:              April 27, 2017, 7:30 a.m.
Where:            Cipriani, 110 East 42nd St., New York, NY  (between Park and Lexington Avenues)

For more than 20 years, Auburn’s annual Lives of Commitment Awards have honored bold and resilient women leaders of faith and moral courage who bridge divides, build community, pursue justice and inspire positive change in the world.

Auburn equips leaders for the growing multifaith movement for justice, which is called to meet the needs of the world’s most vulnerable. Auburn moves beyond divisive and polarizing religious messages commonly heard in the public narrative, bringing together people from many faiths to build congregations and communities, bridge divides, pursue justice, and heal the world.

All event proceeds support Auburn’s training and research programs for the multifaith movement for justice.

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Auburn Seminary identifies and strengthens leaders — from the pulpit to the public square — to build communities, bridge divides, pursue justice and heal the world.

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