DALLAS, July 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Greyhound and its sister company BoltBus today announced a partnership with GenHERation, an innovative company that provides young women in high school and college access to female executives, career exploration, skill-building activities and scholarships. As the official sponsors of GenHERation Discovery Days, Greyhound and BoltBus will provide transportation for the series of day trips in various markets for participants to meet some of the most influential female executives at top corporations.
"We're excited to partner with GenHERation as they provide young women the opportunity to engage with other females in executive positions," said Kim Plaskett, vice president of marketing, Greyhound Lines, Inc. "This is an important initiative to support the development of these young women into future leaders, and our companies are happy to offer safe and comfortable transportation for those participating."
"Our partnership with BoltBus will allow young women to get a firsthand look at what it's like to be a female executive," said Katlyn Grasso, CEO of GenHERation. "I hope these trips will inspire the participants and leave them with actionable ways they can become leaders in their communities."
Greyhound, a First Group plc company, is the only national provider of scheduled intercity coach services in the U.S. and Canada. Based in Dallas, Greyhound provides scheduled passenger services to 3,800 destinations carrying approximately 18 million passengers a year. The company's point-to-point service, Greyhound Express, serves more than 135 markets and also operates brands for local markets including BoltBus, Lucky Streak casino service and Greyhound Connect. Greyhound is the first U.S.-based intercity bus company to operate domestic service within Mexico as well as international connections to Texas. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets call 1-800-231-2222 or visit the website at www.greyhound.com. For the latest news and travel deals, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/GreyhoundBus, Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GreyhoundBus, follow us on Instagram at www.instagram.com/greyhoundlines, download a high resolution photo at www.bit.ly/GreyhoundBusPhotos, or follow our award-winning blog, The Hound, at http://www.bloggreyhound.com.
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GenHERation® is an interactive media company for aspirational young women. We provide high school and college students with access to career exploration, female executives, skill-building activities, and scholarships through our digital platform and national events. Our members work directly with national corporations and nonprofit organizations to develop their own advocacy campaigns that address community issues. GenHERation has worked with a diverse group of companies including, EY, Adobe, Yahoo, the American Heart Association, espnW, and Women in Toys. GenHERation has empowered more than 65,000 girls and hosted 16 events across North America.