Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, the CEO and Founder of Gilt.com just announced through Facebook that “Gilt Groupe is planning on a sale where all the proceeds go directly to benefit people in Japan who have suffered as a result of the earthquake and tsunami.” They’re even asking for people to share ideas!
What’s even more amazing is the fact that they are currently matching up contributions members make up to 20k. Click here to donate to support relief efforts in Japan.
There’s no question about her efforts to inspire people, more specifically, women, in business. My only question is, what else is this entrepreneur doing?!
Alexandra holds a B.A. from Harvard College where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Alexandra speaks five languages. She is involved in a number of not for profits including: Dress for Success, Pro Mujer, Endeavor Global, Robin Hood Foundation, the New York Junior League and El Museo del Barrio. She is also an active fundraiser for her alma maters The Brearley School, Phillips Exeter Academy and Harvard University. Alexandra is an official mentor for Tech Stars and an unofficial mentor for many budding entrepreneurs.