I’m excited to announce that Bea Perez (@BeaPerezBea), Coca-Cola’s Chief Sustainability Officer, will be hosting our first ever Coca-Cola Twitter Chat on Monday, April 1 at 4 p.m. ET. In honor of The Daily Beast’s Women In the World Summit on April 4-5, we will be discussing Coke's commitment to women. Join us for a lively conversation about 5by20, our commitment to enable the economic empowerment of 5 million women across our global value chain by the year 2020.


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Specifically, 5by20 focuses on the small businesses the company works with in more than 200 countries around the world. From fruit farmers to distributors to retailers to recyclers and artisans, 5by20 aims to help women overcome the barriers they face to business success. Learn more about this initiative and watch inspiring videos on Coca-Cola Journey.

Want to know why Coca-Cola helps empower women? Why we believe empowering women is good for business? How we empower women? Or, what empowerment means to the women? Let us know what you want to chat about in the comments.

How can you participate next Monday?

  • Sign in to your Twitter account by 4 p.m. ET
  • Follow @CocaColaCo
  • Search the hashtag #5by20 to follow along the conversation
  • Be sure to use the hashtag #5by20 in all your tweets
  • Ask your questions!

Share your questions in the comments below and then join us in the conversation next Monday. See you then!

April Jordin is Director of Corporate External Affairs at The Coca-Cola Company.