— Kathy Wengel, Worldwide VP of Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain, speaking at a seminar sponsored by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). Kathy was the sole woman speaker and she talked about how J&J is investing in Japan and its gender diversity.
Kathy is an AWESOME Advisor and a 2014 recipient of the AWESOME Legendary Leadership (ALL) Award. She leads J&J’s new WiSTEM2D initiative, which stands for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing & Design.
She informed the JETRO crowd, “We have launched this global effort to increase the representation of women in the scientific and technological fields that are so critical to health care, innovation and economic growth.”
The event was led by Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and included eight other influential leaders from industry, government and academia speaking about foreign direct investment opportunities in Japan.
Read more about Kathy at the JETRO seminar