Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has offered publicly to have a lunch date with her. But it will cost you over $57,500. So if you think of having a 1 hour lunch with her, be prepared to spend more than $57,000. Actually Mayer is auctioning this lunch for charity. The auction amount will be donated to Aspire East Palo Alto Charter School in California.
Charitybuzz is a famous bidding site that has raised money for many charitable organizations through auctions. The highest bid ever was $610,000 amount which was paid in April to have coffee with Apple CEO Tim Cook. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's lunch auction is also being run by Charitybuzz. Online bidding is opened from Tuesday and it will remain open for another 16 days. The bidding will close on Thursday, 27 Jun, 2013 at 3:30PM EDT. So far, 18 bids have been received in a day and highest bidding amount is till now $57,500.
Marissa Mayer has become Yahoo CEO and president just an year before. She joined Yahoo in July 2012 and since then she has made many improvements and changes like the homepage update of Yahoo Mail and Flickr, update Yahoo Weather and also acquired Tumblr. She has worked before in Google for 13 years and her performance there was extraordinary. Marissa is also a member of Walmart board of directors. She is an active participant and on board member of many non-profit organizations like San Francisco Ballet and Museum of Modern Art along with New York City Ballet.
This auctioned lunch will have a duration of 1 hour. While the offer is valid for 1 person only. Lunch date will be decided with the mutual understanding of both the parties. While the winning bidder will be invited to have lunch with Marissa Mayer at Yahoo headquarters located in Sunnyvale, CA. No accommodation and transport facilities will be given to winning bidder.