Industry Press Release

Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition Spring Auction Now Open

05/19/2016

Shop Exclusive Online Deals to Support Organization in Expanding Women’s Leadership Opportunities in the Active Outdoors Industries  

BOULDER, Colo., May 19, 2016 – Today the Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) opened its spring online auction featuring exclusive deals on outdoor apparel and gear from Arc’teryx, Bare Bones Living, Liv Cycling, Giro, Osprey, and Marmot. Bidding ends on Monday, May 23 at Noon MDT.

To access the auction, visit: http://ebay.to/1YDZrcC.

“Our spring auction is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of great deals while supporting OIWC and its programs to ensure the active outdoor industries is place where women can excel and thrive,” said Deanne Buck, executive director of OIWC. “Items are available at a fraction of the retail price and you’ll receive them just in time for summer.”

More than 40 items from OIWC member companies are available for online bidding. They include:

●      Liv Cycling Kit (MSRP $300; starting bid $100)
●      Columbia Trail Pursuit 40L Backpack (MSRP $179; starting bid $75)
●      Giro Field Goggles (MSRP $80; starting bid $40)
●      Yellowstone/Grand Teton Trip for Two (MSRP $2,400; starting bid $1,200)
●      Job Board postings on OIWC.org and Malakye.com

One hundred percent of the proceeds from the auction will benefit OIWC and its research to establish best practices in creating inclusive corporate cultures and expanded opportunities for women’s leadership in the outdoor, snow, bike, and run industries.

For additional information about the auction, visit http://www.oiwc.org.

About Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC)
The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition is the only national organization dedicated to workplace diversity and inclusion by expanding opportunities for women and companies in the outdoor, snow, run, and bike industries. Learn more atoiwc.org.