For Immediate Release

Bayer’s Kim Kipin-McDonald Recognized by the Women and Girls Foundation

Kim Kipin-McDonald

 Pittsburgh, October 4, 2011 - Kim Kipin-McDonald, marketing manager, EcoCommerical Building Program (ECB) at Bayer MaterialScience LLC (BMS), was among 15 honorees recognized by the Women and Girls Foundation (WGF) as “Women Greening the Pittsburgh Region.” These women will be honored at 6:00 p.m. on November 19, 2011, at the August Wilson Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.

This distinction is awarded to women who are leading the way in green energy, green policy, green technology and green innovation in the region; have used creativity and knowledge to make a meaningful difference in their fields; and whose work has had a ripple effect throughout the community and beyond.

“Being recognized as one of the ‘Women Greening the Pittsburgh Region’ is a tremendous honor.  It takes ongoing collaboration from all sides—individuals, corporations and nonprofits— to help drive sustainability in our region and to inspire future generations to follow,” said Kipin-McDonald.

About the Award
Since 2005, the WGF pledged to annually honor a select group of women who are engaged in dynamic work in exciting and challenging career fields in Southwestern Pennsylvania. These annual events honor women innovators, inspire young women to see the range of career options available to them and demonstrate how women are having an impact in shaping the Southwest Pennsylvania region economically. 

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