Out in Front
Jane Stevenson has led Korn Ferry's enlightening research about women CEOs and will talk about what factors increase women's opportunities to make it to the top as CEO or Board member.

Early arrivers at the AWESOME Symposium are invited to join athletes from the Nike Seattle Store for a 3.1-mile walk/run around the city bright and early on Wednesday, May 1. Nike is a loyal supporter of AWESOME – this year, a Champion and Host Partner in 2016.

Sponsor Ulta Beauty will have a full crew of make-up and hairstyling experts ready to provide complimentary services to Symposium participants during Check-In from 10 am to 2:30 pm on May 1. Appointments are advised and will be accepted until Monday, April 22 at 11:59 pm Central.

Michelle Halkerston has been recognized for her achievements as one of five finalists for Distinguished Women in Logistics Award…2018 Symposium speaker Jeffery Halter has some advice for CEOs about women’s leadership…An article in Forbes outlines why women who support women are more successful.

AWESOME Executive Director Heather Sheehan spoke to supply chain executives and students as part of the University of Tennesee Knoxville's Supply Chain Forum. The NeXxus chapter at UTK selected Heather as Outstanding Woman in Supply Chain.

Key findings – including a healthy surge of women at the VP level – emerging from the newest research conducted by AWESOME and Gartner will be announced at the Symposium. The report also offers specific recommendations for developing the most effective talent strategy.