Operation HOPE Founder, Chairman and CEO John Hope Bryant announced the appointment of Lisa M. Borders, Chair of The Coca-Cola Foundation and Vice President of Global Community Affairs for The Coca-Cola Company to its Global Board of Directors.
Ms. Borders will be a Featured Speaker for the 2015 HOPE Global Forum Annual Meeting and moderate a panel in the General Session on "Expanding the Gains of Women and Girls: How to Prosper in the Global Economy." In addition to Border's participation, The Coca-Cola Company is a Gold Level sponsor for the event.
Last year, Borders and Coca-Cola were integral in organizing Operation HOPE's Atlanta Economic Empowerment Tour, a series of events teaching residents how to invest in their financial futures and community.
"We are pleased to have a leader of the stature and dedication of Ms. Borders," said John Hope Bryant "Her expertise and experience will help advance Project 5117, HOPE's plan to nurture economic freedom and foster universal human dignity in underserved communities."