IRVINE, Calif, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Paris Sabo MD, co-founder and COO of Dr. Brite, is one of the 10 Fellows selected from hundreds of candidates to participate in the second annual Tory Burch Foundation Fellowship Program. Founded in 2009 by fashion mogul, Tory Burch, the foundation aims to support women entrepreneurs like Dr. Sabo, who launched her all-natural oral care company in 2015.
Chosen from an initial pool of 800-plus entrants, 30 finalists competed in a public online vote with nearly 50,000 votes cast to help determine the final ten Fellows.
Each Fellow will participate in the yearlong program, which includes mentoring, networking, and business guidance along with a $10,000 grant to further their business education.
The Fellows will also receive a paid trip to New York City, where they will partake in a three-day workshop at the Tory Burch headquarters. The group will then participate in a pitch competition before a panel of judges to determine the recipient of a $100,000 investment grant.
About Dr. Brite
Dr. Brite is an oral and skin care company based in Irvine, California that delivers safe, effective, and natural products for the entire family. Launched in late 2015 by sisters and doctors Paris Sabo MD and Pooneh Ram DDS, the company is a Certified B Corporation, Women Owned and certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny. Their all-natural oral and skin care solutions are formulated with the highest-quality, responsibly sourced organic, non-GMO ingredients, and are 100% vegan. Each product is made in the USA using sustainable practices and is packaged for minimal waste and maximum recycling abilities. When you purchase a Dr. Brite oral care product you're contributing to their 5% give back initiative, which helps provide those in need with nontoxic oral care solutions.
About the Tory Burch Foundation
The Tory Burch Foundation empowers women entrepreneurs by providing access to capital, education, and digital resources. Each year the foundation's Fellows Program provides ten Fellows with support to grow their businesses.
To learn more about the Tory Burch Foundation, visit www.ToryBurchFoundation.org.
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