1,000 Dreams Fund x Colgate Team Up For An Exclusive MentorHER Career Development Workshop on Colgate Cares Day!

Are you starting to think about what happens after college graduation? Does the job application process feel daunting right now? Do you have a ton of questions about the best path to achieving a career of your dreams in corporate America?

Well, we have some exciting news! 1,000 Dreams Fund is teaming up with Colgate-Palmolive for an exclusive career development workshop for women students in the U.S. It is part of our shared commitment to provide students with opportunities for life-changing, 1:1 mentorship from professionals across a variety of industries through our MentorHER Initiative.

Our MentorHER Workshop with Colgate is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST.


Kicking off the workshop will be a keynote presentation from Joanna Zucker, CEO of PCA Skin, a leading skincare company known for their expansive range of skincare solutions, and a Colgate-Palmolive subsidiary. Following Joanna’s speech and a short Q&A with our students, we’ll be hearing from Colgate-Palmolive’s team members who will be sharing their advice, experiences, and inspiration. 

Insights will include tips on what companies are looking for in potential candidates; how to stand out during a resume review or interview process; advice on how to successfully navigate a first job or new position; and more!

Workshop Agenda

  • Introduction from Christie Garton, Founder & CEO, 1,000 Dreams Fund
  • Keynote by Joanna Zucker, CEO, PCA Skin, a Colgate-Palmolive Subsidiary
  • Panel 1: Recruitment & Entry-Level Career Advice Panel
  • Panel 2: Colgate Recruitment Insights with Colgate-Palmolive HR Professionals

Plus, there will be short Q&A sessions at the end of each panel with questions from attendees!

When you RSVP, you will receive:

  • Exclusive access to the meeting room during the workshop
    • Ask questions to be answered by Colgate-Palmolive executives
    • Engage in the open forum with your fellow attendees
    • Network during the workshop
  • Access to the workshop video on demand to reference back to at any point

About Our Keynote Speaker: Joanna Zucker

Joanna Zucker has more than 25 years of experience in Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail, having served in senior management and marketing roles at PetSmart and Procter & Gamble, including nine years in global beauty care. As head of PCA SKIN, Joanna oversees business strategy and execution, focused on products and services sold through dermatologists, physicians, and independent aestheticians.

Joanna grew up as part of an extended, Italian Catholic, working-class family which shaped who she is today. She was the first person to leave her hometown of Newburgh, New York — and only the third to graduate from college! She has a passion for travel and sports – both playing them and watching them! — and is a devoted fan of the Yankees, NY Giants, Michigan football, and Duke basketball (her husband went there). She is also the author of the book, Millennium Mom.

Don’t forget to RSVP to hear Joanna’s fascinating story — and learn from our other amazing panelists!