The fifth AWESOME Regional Event took place on Nov. 14 in Jersey City, New Jersey, giving senior women supply chain leaders the opportunity to connect with each other and hear from Annette Danek-Akey, new EVP, Supply Chain for Penguin Random House.

The five university women (from Auburn, Arkansas, Michigan State, Penn State, and Syracuse) who attended 2019 CSCMP EDGE as AWESOME Scholars have submitted essays describing their experience and its impact on their leadership development.

The sponsor line-up for the 2020 Symposium – June 10-12 in Chicago -- now includes McDonald’s as Host Partner and Johnson & Johnson, NIKE, Amazon, Intel, XPO Logistics, Bayer Crop Science, C.H. Robinson, Honeywell, MGM Resorts, and ALOM. More sponsors will be announced soon.

A new UTK whitepaper giving young women’s perspectives on supply chain diversity and inclusion applies the AWESOME Reach Framework…Intel leader gives views on diversity in Delivered magazine …Article in Life Science Leader details a program striving for more women on pharma boards

A new report, drawing from the best thinking of senior supply chain leaders on the topic of moving women’s leadership forward, is available for download. Seven Smart Moves for Making Bigger Waves for Women’s Leadership offers practical actions women can take to make change happen.

Video captures insights from AWESOME Advisor Susan Pellechio, VP of Transportation, C & S Wholesale Grocers, at an event hosted by Redwood Logistics where women in logistics applauded her stand on diversity.