• Words of Wisdom

“I never dreamed of being a corporate leader when I was a young woman.”

Ann Drake, CEO of DSC Logistics and founder of AWESOME in an interview with Supply Chain Quarterly. She continues, “But finding myself here, I enjoy watching people grow and helping them grow, meeting challenges head on and rising above them, working together on different, complex challenges, and making customers happy. Those are all really rewarding.”

“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