Thank you, TOMS, for supporting AWE's mission to create more diversity in corporate America. Together we can increase the number of women in corporate leadership and on boards to improve the global economy. . TOMS was created in 2006 by American traveler and entrepreneur, Blake Mycoskie, in order to give back to the children of South America. For every pair of shoes purchased, TOMS gives a new pair to a child in need and thus far have given out 10 million pairs in over 60 countries.