2015 powered by AWESOME

December 2, 2015 | Cargo Logistics America

San Diego, California

Who Will Move the World?

Panelist: Dr.Nancy Nix, AWESOME Executive Director


October 4-7, 2015 | MHI Executive Summit & Annual Conference

Ponta Vedra, Florida
The Future Supply Chain Workforce

Panelist: Dr. Nancy Nix, AWESOME Executive Director


September 27-30, 2015 | CSCMP Global Conference

San Diego, California

Sunday, September 27
“Women at Work” session — sponsored by Penn State Executive Programs
Beyond Networks: Building Relationships for Career Success

Michelle Halkerston, President & CEO, Hassett Express, LLC
Kristen W. Lacy, Director, Logistics Management, Altria Group Distribution Company
Natalie Putnam, VP, Integrated Marketing Strategy & Planning, Ryder System, Inc.
Molly VandenHeuvel, most recently Senior Director, Supply Chain & Operations, Kraft Foods Group

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Monday, September 28
Women in the C-Suite: Leadership Lessons from the Top.

Ann Drake, CEO, DSC Logistics
Laurel Junk, Chief Supply Chain and Procurement Officer, Enterprise Shared Services, Kaiser Permanente
Debbie Lentz, SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Toys“R”Us
Kathy Wengel, VP, Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain (JJSC)

Moderator: Dr. Nancy Nix, Executive Director, AWESOME

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Monday, September 28
The Importance of Diversity in Strategic Sourcing

Anu Hans, Group CPO & VP Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson
Cathy Kutch, Director of Supplier Relations and Diversity, Kellogg Company
Eugene Campbell, VP of Supplier Diversity, The Walt Disney Company

Moderator: Mary Long, VP, Logistics & Network Planning, Domino’s Pizza


September 13-16, 2015 | TMW’s 2015 | TransForum User Conference

Orlando, Florida
Real World Strategies for the Logistics Talent Gap

Speaker: Heather Sheehan, former VP, Indirect Sourcing, Danaher Corporation and AWESOME Advisor

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How do women in the male-dominated field of supply chain take ownership of their careers? In this presentation, Nancy Nix will share how emerging leaders – who happen to also be women – are building successful supply chain careers by seeking the right opportunities, identifying champions and taking calculated risks that benefit both them and their companies. With more than 25 years of supply chain experience in academics and industry, Nancy has gained valuable insights and heard stories of challenges and successes from women in many roles. Her unique perspective will provide the insights you need to chart your career course going forward.


April 27, 2015 | JDA Focus 2015

Orlando, Florida

Mentoring Mindset: Supporting Careers for Women in Supply Chain

Moderator: Dr. Nancy Nix, AWESOME Executive Director


April 15, 2015 | Kellogg Executive Women’s Network

Evanston, Illinois — Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Leadership Lessons from the Top: A Fireside Chat with Powerful Female Business Leaders

Panelist: Ann Drake, CEO, DSC Logistics


February 12, 2015 | CSCMP Chicago Roundtable

Chicago, Illinois

Career Lessons from the Top

Francesca DeBiase, McDonald’s
Ann Drake, CEO, DSC Logistics
Meghan Murray, PwC
Rebecca Wlazlo, ULTA Beauty
Dr. Nancy Nix, AWESOME Executive Director

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