• Words of Wisdom

“We must continue to dream big” and “You dream big. But then you do it.”

— Two of the all-time greatest tennis stars are taking a stand to encourage women to pursue their passions and push for equality. Serena Williams, writes in an open letter published in Porter Magazine’s “Incredible Women of 2016,” about overcoming obstacles in her path. Billie Jean King, founder of the Billie Jean King Leadership Foundation, was interviewed on NBC’s Good Morning America about her new campaign to achieve gender equality in the workplace. Continue reading

“We were at a generational change…I see the same thing happening again.”

Kathy Wengel, Worldwide Vice President of Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain (JJSC), AWESOME Advisor, and recipient of the 2014 AWESOME Legendary Leadership Award, in an interview for strategicsourceror.com, speaking about her experience as a young woman embarking on a career that was typically male. She adds, “I was fortunate that J&J was a very forward-looking company…” Continue reading

“It is important in any organization you’re in, to never settle and become complacent with the status quo.”

— Julie Ludwig, a student at Miami University and one of five university women receiving an AWESOME Excellence in Education Scholarship to attend the CSCMP annual conference and the AWESOME Symposium. The five 2016 recipients bring the total of AWESOME Scholars to 17, including two recipients in 2013, five in 2014, and five in 2015. Continue reading