THE ISSA HYGIEIA NETWORK
Our mission is to provide the programs, tools and support that enable all women in the cleaning industry to accelerate their careers and achieve their full potential.
Our vision is to make the industry one, in which, women actively choose careers because of unparalleled inclusiveness and the development and advancement opportunities they can access.
Chairwoman, ISSA Hygieia Network
CEO, EBP Supply Solutions
Director of Enterprise Solutions
JLL at ABM Industries
Regional V.P. of Operations
The Service Companies
President, North America
Executive Vice President
Kärcher North America
V.P. Marketing and Communications
Commercial Sales Director
Business Unit CEO
Rubbermaid Commercial Products
V.P. Sales Force & Distributor Effectiveness
Marketing and Sales Operations
American Paper Converting
President & CEO
Dr. Felicia L. Townsend
ISSA Hygieia Network
The History of ISSA Hygieia Network
The Beginning: Brainchild of Dr. Ilham Kadri of Diversey and John Garfinkel of ISSA, the founding Council forms and includes several women leaders from different sectors of the cleaning industry.
The ISSA Hygieia Network officially forms and launches at an annual event at the ISSA Show North America, along with its website, educational seminars and scholarship program.
A strategic retreat leads to the decision to make mentoring a core part of the ISSA Hygieia Network’s offering. Invisible Heroes, ISSA Hygieia Network’s book, is published to bring awareness and celebrate the inspirational people who clean our world.
The ISSA Hygieia Network officially launches its online mentoring program and grows its annual awards event to over 300 attendees. Meredith Reuben, CEO of EBP Supply Solutions, appointed as new Chairwoman.
Mission, Vision and Values are crystalized, along with the addition of more than 20 committee members, forming the ISSA Hygieia Network’s Mentoring, Events, Regional Networking, Marketing and Financial committees. Hires a full-time program director, initiates the first regional networking event with an online networking component and expands its awards reception to over 700 guests.