Yes She Can Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to providing transferable job skills for young women with autism spectrum disorders, announced that Charles S. Biener has been elected to its Board of Directors effective June 1, 2018.
“I am delighted to welcome Charlie to the board! His legal talent and leadership experience, combined with his tireless support for the Yes She Can mission makes Charlie an invaluable addition,” said Marjorie Madfis, President and Founder of Yes She Can Inc. “We were fortunate that last year Charlie was our pro bono attorney. He made it possible for us to better serve our clients, and I know that as a board member he’ll be able to contribute even more to the organization as we continue to grow,” Ms. Madfis continued.
Mr. Biener is Senior Counsel, Litigation in the PepsiCo Law Department where he is responsible for the company’s commercial, intellectual property, insured and legacy litigation legal matters. In addition to managing litigation, Mr. Biener heads the law department’s pro bono program, is a PepsiCo Ambassador, and is President of ACC Westchester/Southern Connecticut, a local chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Mr. Biener has been practicing law for more than 30 years. Prior to PepsiCo, Mr. Biener held legal positions at CIT Group and International Paper, and spent 20 years in private practice with several New York City law firms. Mr. Biener received his J.D. from Cornell School of Law. Mr. Biener and his family reside in Westchester.
In addition to Mr. Biener, the Yes She Can board consists of Marjorie Madfis, Patricia Salner,
Randi Rios-Castro, Jessica Markowitz, and Amy Gravino.
About Yes She Can Inc
Incorporated in 2013, Yes She Can is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization dedicated to helping young women with autism spectrum disorders and related disabilities to develop transferable job skills and workplace social skills. Through its Girl AGain resale boutique for American Girl dolls in White Plains, NY, Yes She Can provides authentic work experience for interns and trainees, from problem solving and teamwork to merchandising and web development so that participants are better prepared to join the competitive workforce and achieve greater independence. To learn more about the Yes She Can program, Girl AGain boutique, or to make a donation visit http://yesshecaninc.org.
Marjorie Madfis, President, Yes She Can Inc.
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