Kleenex Designer Goes Public as Survivor of Sexual Assault

In 2010, Christine Mau, a brand design director for Kimberly-Clark, was named one of Advertising Age's "Women to Watch." She created the oval-shaped Kleenex box and added rainbow colors to tampon wrappers and feminine pads. But at the height of her creative success, none of her corporate colleagues knew Mau's back-story: She was a child of poverty who suffered sexual abuse and assault, first at the hands of her father and later a boyfriend. The fortuitous intervention of bystanders -- a high...Full Story
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