• Words of Wisdom

“To lift the economy, make it easier for women to work.”

— Janet Yellen, Chair of the Federal Reserve, in a speech at her alma mater, Brown University. According to an article on Bloomberg.com, her speech, titled “So We All Can Succeed: 125 Years of Women’s Participation in the Economy,” stresses that holding back 50% of the population back from reaching their full potential is detrimental to our country’s growth and prosperity. Continue reading

“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