Janet Sandoval is the Director, Corporate Social Responsibility for Avery Dennison and the Avery Dennison Foundation. Ms. Sandoval manages the Foundation’s grant programs, including the Global Grantmaking Initiative and the Avery Dennison Granting Wishes program.
She also provides support for the Avery Dennison InvEnt “Spirit of Invention” Scholarship Program, which awards scholarships to university students in China and India.
Ms. Sandoval oversees employee volunteerism activities – a critical focus of the corporation’s employee engagement initiative – and acts as lead for large-scale employee volunteer projects, such as Employee Giving Campaigns and Employee Volunteer Days.
Prior to joining Avery Dennison Foundation, she was a communications associate at The California Wellness Foundation, where she provided support in the areas of marketing communications and media relations.
She is an active member of Business for Social Responsibility, Environmental Grantmakers Association and Southern California Grantmakers. She has served as co-chair for the LA chapter of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy. In addition to EPIP’s Board of Advisors, she currently serves on the Board for Exceptional Minds, and the YMCA of Glendale.
Ms. Sandoval earned her BS in business with an emphasis in communications from the University of Phoenix. She lives in Southern California with her husband and their two children.