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Women’s History Month Essay Contest

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - As a woman who is passionate about public service and engaging women and men in civic life, I am delighted to sponsor a project along with a team of exceptional women from South Plainfield that recognizes the life of a woman that continues to break down barriers in the business community. I invite contest participants to take advantage of this opportunity to examine the life of Susan Wojcicki CEO of YouTube.

Topic:

 Ms. Susan D. Wojcicki has been Chief Executive Officer of YouTube, LLC at Google Inc. since 2014.

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Ms. Wojcicki served as Senior Vice President of Ads & Commerce at Google Inc. from April 2011 to

2014. She served as Head of Advertising at Google Inc. She served as Vice President of Product

Management at Google Inc. and was responsible for the product management of AdSense as well

as Google Book Search, Google Video and the syndication of Google products to partners

worldwide.

Women have traditionally been underrepresented in positions of leadership in government and

business. Please discuss why Women’s History Month exists in the United States and how Ms.

Wojcicki is having an impact on women in the United States? Please also discuss what role you

will play in making this scenario the exception and not the norm.

 

Length: 500-750 words

Eligibility: South Plainfield residents in grades 9-12

Deadline: April 17, 2015

Grand Prize:

 A $250 American Express gift card and recognition in the local newspaper. There will also be

second and third place prizes. The winners will be chosen by committee (Debbie Boyle, Nina

Rohrer, Nancy Stillman Pender, Pamela Stefanek, Pat DeSantis & Chrissy Buteas) and informed on or before April 30th.

 

Submit to: Chrissy Buteas

434 Lucy Court

South Plainfield, NJ 07080

christinebuteas@comcast.net

Please include name, address, grade, phone number, and email address.

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