Paula Radolff, Nike vice president for human resources and a Western alumna, will be the keynote speaker at the 13th Annual Western Washington University Bellingham Business Forum.
The event will be Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Hotel Bellwether Ballroom. Check-in for the forum starts at 11:30 a.m., the keynote address begins at 12:45 p.m.
Radolff is responsible for Nike's Global Operations Group. She has worked at Nike since 2007. Previously she spent seven years at Starbucks, both in the U.S. and in Asia.
All proceeds from the event go toward student scholarships. Reservations can be made online at www.foundation.wwu.edu/bbf or by calling 360-650-3629. For more information about scholarship support, call 360-650-3612.
Over the years the Bellingham Business Forum has raised $150,000 for scholarships at Western.