— 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
Panelist at the CSCMP session powered by AWESOME talking about the need for supply chain professionals to be problem solvers. The discussion, Supply Chain Challenges & Capabilities for the Future: A Conversation with Top Executives, featured leaders from a diverse range of companies – health care, book publishing, tobacco, and a service provider. Continue reading
— Supply chain leader who attended the CSCMP mega-session powered by AWESOME quoting one of the key takeaways from the panel discussion. Continue reading
— Ellen Voie, president and CEO of Women in Trucking (WIT), explaining the thinking behind a new Girl Scout Transportation badge. Continue reading
— Ann Drake, CEO of DSC Logistics, describing Linda Wood, VP, Operations Services, R.J. Reynolds Co. and an AWESOME network member, who was honored with DSC’s 2016 “Thinkers & Movers” Award. Ann is quoted in an article about the award on supplychaindigital.com.
— Jacki Zehner, first female trader to be invited to join the Goldman Sachs partnership talking in a Makers video about her career in what she calls a “hyper male-dominated culture.” As a partner, she founded the fixed income women’s network and now says her passion is to encourage women to “own their power and own their capacity to create change.” Continue reading
— An article on businessinsider.com, quotes Arianna Huffington on the importance of a good night’s sleep to success and “12 bedtime habit of unsuccessful people.” Huffington is the cofounder of the Huffington Post and the author of “The Sleep Revolution.” Continue reading
“Early, often, ugly. It doesn’t have to be perfect…”
— Christa Quarles, CEO of Open Table, in a New York Times interview, talking about how she gets her teams to come to her with ideas at an early stage.
An article on Fortune.com reports on a study exploring why some diversity programs don’t work. The research was conducted by two professors, one from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and the other from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. Continue reading
— Sally Blount, Ph.D., dean of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and one of the few female deans of a top, global business school, in an article about what it takes for a woman to excel in a male-dominated field. She lists five requirements, including having an unwavering work ethic. Continue reading