Michelle Halkerston attends national forum on the future

Michelle Halkerston, President & CEO of Hassett Express and an AWESOME Advisor, participated in a forum held recently in Washington, D.C. The theme of the forum, which involved leaders from the federal government, Congress, think tanks, and the private sector, was “Preparing for the Future.” Continue reading

Jill Donoghue on panel for release of “State Of Logistics”

AWESOME leader Jill Donoghue, VP of Logistics for Bumble Bee Foods, was one of the featured panelists when the 2019 “State of Logistics Report” was released at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. with industry, press and government officials present. The report is now available through the CSCMP website. Continue reading

Catalyst urges every company to offer paid paternity leave

Catalyst, the global nonprofit organization focused on building workplaces that work for women, has published a list of 10 reasons why every company should provide paternity leave – and why every man should take it. The article also points out that the US is the only developed nation doesn’t have a national paid parental leave law. As a result, more companies are “picking up the slack.” Continue reading

Maria Nieradka joins Board of Cloudleaf

Drawing from more than three decades of experience in biotech, pharmaceutical and consumer health industries, AWESOME Advisor Maria Nieradka has been named to the board of Cloudleaf. Before founding her own consulting firm, Three Lions Consulting, LLC, Maria held senior executive positions at Biogen, Merck, Johnson & Johnson, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Continue reading

Sharon Hall enters new field of supercomputing

Sharon Hall, the former Director in Global Supply Chain for Intel, has taken on a new role as Senior Director of Exascale, part of Intel’s Extreme Computing business involved in High Performance Computing. Exascale computing refers to supercomputing systems capable of at least a quintillion (that is a billion billion) calculations per second and will enable breakthroughs in science, innovation, and discovery to address some of the world’s biggest challenges. Continue reading

How girls can benefit from good fathering

In an article on inc.com, writer Jessica Stillman passes along advice about how fathers can raise their daughters to expect nothing less than equality. More than one study has shown that men who have daughters are more likely to support diversity in their organizations and in general. According he advice in this article, they can also help prepare their daughters by they way they treat them at home. Continue reading

AWESOME announces panelists for September 18 Mega Session

The critical issues related to supply chain talent will be addressed at CSCMP EDGE on Wednesday, September 18, in a powered by AWESOME mega session: Leveraging Talent to Innovate, Disrupt and Scale Your Supply Chain. Use the AWESOME code EDGE19-AWESOME for a discount on CSCMP Registration ($400 savings). Continue reading