Build a Purpose-Driven, Nonprofit: 28 Days Project

June 6, 2018

Have you always wondered what it takes to launch a purpose-driven, nonprofit organization? Then listen to this special interview Kim Dawson interviews Amy Dietrich and Jamy Barton, twin sisters who launched 28 Days Project to help women have access to affordable feminine care products. Learn more about their mission and support them at https://www.28daysproject.org/

Guest Bios:

Jamy Barton is the Sr. Director of Tech Diversity at Audible Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and audio entertainment. She focuses on optimizing the Tech organization’s approach to hiring, developing, and motivating technical talent across the full human spectrum. Passionate about technology and the people who build it, Ms. Barton’s professional experience includes more than twenty years in product and program management at leading technology and e-commerce firms such as Yahoo Finance, Real Simple, Gilt Groupe. Ms. Barton is co-founder and Board President of 28 Days and is a Sustaining Member of the Junior League of the Oranges & Short Hills where she has also served on the board as the VP of Fundraising.

Ms. Barton resides in Short Hills, NJ with her husband David and two feisty cats. You can connect with Jamy on LinkedIn or follow her on Twitter @jamybarton.

Amy Dietrich is co-founder and Vice Chair of 28 Days. In this leadership role, she is focused on removing the financial and emotional stress of managing a period and creating opportunities for women and girls to pursue educational, athletic, career, and personal goals. She works directly with volunteers on fundraising and strategic programs that support minority populations, urban and rural poverty, and women who are the victims of abuse and homelessness.

Ms. Dietrich’s professional experience includes more than twenty years in corporate communications and human resources roles at Fortune 500 companies. From 2018-2020, Ms. Dietrich is serving in an elected municipal government role as Councilwoman in Peapack-Gladstone in Somerset County, New Jersey. She has responsibility for legislative decisions in the municipality.

Additional volunteer experience includes current Board roles with the Urban League of Morris County, the Peapack-Gladstone Historic Preservation Commission, and the Peapack-Gladstone Open Space Advisory Commission.

Ms. Dietrich is a graduate of Bloomsburg University with a B.A. in History and Seton Hall University with an M.A. in Corporate Communications. She lives in Gladstone, NJ with her husband and two teen-age sons.

She can be found on Twitter @DietrichAmy1.