SAN FRANCISCO, January 20, 2014 – Presidio Graduate School has received $5,000 in scholarship funding from Bhakti Chai to provide tuition assistance for entrepreneurial female applicants with interest in the sustainable/organic foods industry and/or sustainable entrepreneurship.
Bhakti Chai, a Fair Trade and Certified B Corporation company, places sustainability at the center of its production—from zero waste manufacturing to sustainable packaging. As one of the few graduate management schools with a majority female enrollment, Presidio Graduate School is honored to offer the new Bhakti Chai Scholarship for Emerging Female Leaders. Founder and CEO Brook Eddy commented: “Bhakti Chai chose to collaborate with Presidio not only to encourage the next generation of conscious visionary business and community leaders, but help support the valuable impact that Presidio is making in the business and social change sector.”
“We’re honored to welcome Bhakti Chai to Presidio’s outstanding team of funding partners,” Presidio President William Shutkin stated. “Bhakti and Brook Eddy have quickly become leaders among the growing B Corporation community and a model sustainable beverage company.”
About Presidio Graduate School: Ranked the world’s #1 sustainability graduate program in 2013, Presidio Graduate School was founded in San Francisco in 2003. With almost 700 business and public administration alumni at the forefront of the field, Presidio is a global hub for sustainability innovation and impact, helping forge a new sector at the intersection of for-profit and for-benefit. For more information, visit http://www.presidioedu.org/
About Bhakti Chai: An interest in community development and a passion for travel led Bhakti Chai Founder & CEO to India in 2002 to research a movement based on the principles of Bhakti, or devotion through social action. In 2006, Bhakti Chai was born with the vision of fusing sustainably sourced ingredients, artisan micro-brewed products, and the principles of triple bottom line business. The company embraces bhakti through its commitment to charitable donations that support women and girls, sustainable business practices, and is a certified B Corp. Bhakti Chai Concentrates and ready-to-drink bottles are available at Whole Foods Markets, Natural and Independent Markets, and cafés around the country. For more information, visit http://www.BhaktiChai.com