Powerful Women

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2017

March 8th, International Women’s Day, is celebrated worldwide in recognition and support of women and their many contributions to society. Here at Lifeway, we know first-hand that institutions and companies thrive when women have opportunities to contribute their insights, perspectives, and compassion. We all reap the benefits when women participate and shine. Here’s a list of some organizations you can support that empower women and give them opportunities to accomplish amazing things.


Lifeway Works for Carli Lloyd

We’re not saying that drinking Lifeway Kefir is somehow going to make you score two gold medal winning goals. Or that all the protein, calcium, and probiotics will make you score a hat-trick in the World Cup Finals… But it worked for Carli Lloyd. Already a Lifeway Kefir enthusiast, Carli Lloyd became Lifeway’s newest brand ambassador […]


The Ludmila Smolyansky Empowerment Scholarship for Women

Lifeway Foods is on a mission do more than just make kefir. As such, we’re proud to announce that this year, Julie Smolyansky, President and CEO of Lifeway Foods, and Edward Smolyansky, CFO of Lifeway Foods, in partnership with the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) Chicago, the nation’s leading refugee resettlement agency, will offer the first […]


Confidence Coalition’s International Girls Day

Two years ago, the United Nations passed a resolution declaring October 11 to be “International Day of the Girl” to, “recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.” The day places the spotlight the hardships women and girls face every day. The Confidence Coalition’s International Girls Day, on the other hand, […]


Julie Smolyansky – YWCA Outstanding Leader in Global Citizenship

On October 31, Lifeway CEO Julie Smolyansky was recognized by the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago as an Outstanding Leader at their 42nd annual Leader Luncheon titled, “Local Women. Global Impact.” Specifically, Julie was named the Outstanding Leader in Global Citizenship, thanks to her philanthropic work and dedication to advancing the cause of girls and women around […]