Lucie Blankenship serves as global marketing director of positive brands at the PepsiCo. In her role, Lucie leads the PepsiCo Food for Good platform, the company’s global commitment to advance nutritious food access for 50 million people by 2030. Previously, Lucie managed external and internal marketing and communications efforts to amplify the vision, mission, and social impact of the Pepsi Co. Foundation.  Prior to joining the PepsiCo Foundation, Lucie was associate marketing manager for Stacy’s Pita Chips, leading the development of the Stacy’s Rise Project, and associate manager of global women’s initiatives on the Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team. Lucie was born and raised in New York, graduated from the University of Richmond’s Jepson School of Leadership Studies, and currently resides in Dallas, Texas, with her husband. Every year, Lucie leads a team of cancer-fighting swimmers to raise funds for local cancer research hospitals and patient programs with Swim Across America. Follow Lucie and her work on LinkedIn.