Director Corporate Social Responsibility & Avery Dennison Foundation
Janet Sandoval is the director of corporate social responsibility for Avery Dennison and the Avery Dennison Foundation.
Ms. Sandoval manages the Foundation’s grant programs, including the Global Grantmaking Initiative and the employee-driven Avery Dennison Granting Wishes program. She also provides support for the Avery Dennison lnvEnt “Spirit of Invention” Scholarship Program, which awards scholarships to university students in China and India.
She develops employee volunteerism activities – a critical focus of the corporation’s employee engagement initiative – and acts as lead for large-scale employee volunteer projects, such as Employee Giving Campaigns and Employee Volunteer Days.
Ms. Sandoval has over 18 years in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors. She joined Avery Dennison in 2010 from The California Wellness Foundation, where she focused on aligning grantmaking to improve population health outcomes, address women’s health, and to increase diversity in the health professions to marketing communications and media relations.
She has served on Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy’s Board of Advisors, the Board for Exceptional Minds, and the YMCA of Glendale. In addition, she is an active member of Business for Social Responsibility, Environmental Grantmakers Association and Southern California Grantmakers.
Ms. Sandoval earned her B.S. in business with an emphasis in communications from the University of Phoenix. She lives in Southern California with her husband and their two children.