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AKRON, Ohio, June 28, 2013 – Faith Stewart, community affairs manager for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, was honored today by the Women's Network of Northeast Ohio with a 2013 Woman of Achievement award.

The award, presented each year since 1999, recognizes women who have a history of encouraging success among women, breaking down barriers, mentoring, taking risks to overcome obstacles, and supporting the progress of women toward full participation in economic, community and family life.

Stewart was recognized for her commitment to and advocacy for non-profit and service organizations in Akron.  She is among four women who received this honor today.

Stewart joined Goodyear in 1982 and has led Goodyear’s community relations and charitable outreach activities since 2003. These activities include the company’s financial support to non-profit organizations in the communities around the globe where Goodyear has major plants and offices. 

Stewart has a long record of community service. She is a graduate of Leadership Akron, a member of the Leadership Akron Alumni Association, and a past recipient of the Women’s Network Women of Professional Excellence Award.  She currently serves on the Salvation Army Advisory Council and is a past trustee board member of Akron Summit Community Action Inc, and the Better Business Bureau of Akron Inc. 

Women’s Network of Northeast Ohio is a non-profit organization encouraging and supporting the progress of women toward full participation in economic, community and family life.

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies.  It employs approximately 69,000 people and manufactures its products in 52 facilities in 22 countries around the world.  Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry.  For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate