Martes 19 de Marzo 2019

The LPGA Foundation and AXA In Alliance to Develop Next Generation of Female Leaders Through Golf

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Foundation announced
today a partnership with AXA to help develop the next generation of
female leaders through a series of “Women at the Top of their Game”
panel discussions during the LPGA Tour’s 2017 season.

The first of these five discussions will be held on Tuesday, March 14,
during the build-up to the Bank of Hope Founders Cup in Phoenix, Arizona
where Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez will be on the panel, along with several
AXA executives.

The remaining discussions will take place on the Tuesday evenings of
tournament week at the Kia Classic in California, where LPGA player
Lizette Salas will be a panel member, at the Volunteers of America Texas
Shootout, the LPGA Volvick Championship in Michigan and the Thornberry
Creek LPGA Classic in Wisconsin.

Each panel discussion will focus on women’s leadership and include
topics such as overcoming obstacles, the influence of mentors and the
significance of career turning points.

“We are excited to continue our partnership with the LPGA and Girls
Golf,” said Kathryn Ferrero, Chief Marketing Officer of AXA US. “At AXA,
we are committed to empowering women not only to reach their financial
goals, but also to grow and develop their careers. The ‘Women at the Top
of their Game’ panel discussions and Leadership Academy educational
workshops allow us to further this goal by creating a forum for women to
share valuable insight and best practices, and we are proud to be
involved in such a wonderful program.”

The LPGA Foundation, through its LPGA-USGA Girls Golf program and its
various LPGA Leadership Academies, is committed to empowering, inspiring
and transforming the lives of girls and young women through the game of
golf.

“We are thrilled to partner with AXA once again to bring the executive
panel series, ‘Women at the Top of Their Game’ to five markets in
conjunction with the LPGA Tour,” said Nancy Henderson, the LPGA
Foundation President.

“Kicking off this series at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup is a natural
fit as the tournament’s mission is to celebrate the past while inspiring
the future – values which align with AXA’s mission and initiatives which
empower women. We are looking forward to including names like Nancy
Lopez to our powerful lineup of panelists.”

AXA will also be involved in two of the LPGA Leadership Academies this
year – in Phoenix at the ASU Karsten Golf Course from May 22-23 and then
in Irving, Texas at Las Colinas Country Club from May 31-June 1.

The LPGA Leadership Academies were introduced in 2015 and use golf as a
vehicle to provide a framework for young women to develop their
confidence, communication and leadership skills.

The only national initiative of its kind, Girls Golf specializes in
providing a “girl-friendly” environment for juniors to learn and play
the game of golf.

Jointly administered by the LPGA Foundation and the USGA, the program
has grown to nearly 400 sites across the United States with more than
60,000 girls, aged 7-17, participating in its initiatives last year.

More than 40 members of the LPGA and Symetra Tours began their golfing
careers by attending a Girls Golf program, including Brittany Lincicome,
Cheyenne Woods, Morgan Pressel, Mariah Stackhouse, Vicky Hurst and
Kathleen Ekey.

About AXA

“AXA” is a brand name of AXA Equitable Financial Services, LLC and its
family of companies, including AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (NY,
NY), MONY Life Insurance Company of America (AZ stock company,
administrative office: Jersey City, NJ), AXA Advisors, LLC, and AXA
Distributors, LLC. In business since 1859, AXA Equitable Life Insurance
Company is a leading financial protection company and one of the
nation’s premier providers of life insurance and annuity products
distributed to individuals and business owners through its retail
distribution channel, AXA Advisors, LLC (member FINRA, SIPC) and to the
financial services market through its wholesale distribution channel,
AXA Distributors, LLC (member FINRA, SIPC). GE-124102(03/19)

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and LinkedIn.
For more information, visit www.axa.com.

About the LPGA

The LPGA is the world’s leading professional golf organization for
women. Founded in 1950, the association celebrates a diverse and storied
membership with more than 2,300 members representing 30 different
countries. With a Vision to inspire, empower, educate and entertain by
showcasing the very best of women’s golf, LPGA Tour Professionals
compete across the globe, while dedicated LPGA Teaching and Club
Professionals (T&CP) directly impact the game through teaching, coaching
and management. The Symetra Tour consistently produces a pipeline of
talent ready for the world stage. The LPGA is headquartered in Daytona
Beach, Florida.

Follow the LPGA on its television home, Golf Channel, and on the web
via: www.LPGA.com,
www.facebook.com/lpga.official,
www.twitter.com/lpga,
and www.youtube.com/lpgavideo.

Contacts

Media
LPGA
Mark Lamport-Stokes, +1 386-274-6260
Director
of Public Relations
mark.lamport-stokes@lpga.com
or
AXA
Jennifer
Recine, +1 212-314-2009
Lead Manager of Media Relations
Jennifer.recine@axa.us.com