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Sheila Benny is interviewed for Women In Logistics  podcast

Sheila Benny, President of Optricity and a member of the AWESOME community, is featured in a Let’s Talk Supply Chain podcast as part of the Women in Logistics series. The founder and host of the podcasts, Sarah Barnes-Humphrey, broadcasts interviews with top professionals in the supply chain field. Continue reading

Gift list highlights products from women-led tech start-ups

Allyson Kapin, founder of Women Who Tech, has compiled a list of items that make interesting holiday gifts – all from start-up companies led by women. Forbes.com has published the “Women in Tech Holiday Gift Guide” in an article titled “29 Awesome Gifts Created By Women In Tech.” Continue reading

Starbucks will host the AWESOME Symposium May 1-3 in Seattle

Starbucks, one of the most admired companies in the word and a leader in diversity and inclusion, will be the Host Partner of the 2019 AWESOME Symposium. Starbucks joins Founding Partner DSC Logistics and other sponsors in inviting the leading women in supply chain to participate in discussions, relationship building, learning and collaboration. Continue reading

“Never pass up an opportunity to grow.”

— Captain Amy Bauernschmidt, the first female executive officer (XO) of a U.S. nuclear warship, referring to the advice from her mother that helped her overcome obstacles. Continue reading

Innovative drone delivery system is saving lives

A favorite session at 2018 CSCMP EDGE – especially among our AWESOME Scholars – featured Keller Rinaudo, founder of Zipline talking about how a simple supply chain solution is saving the lives of millions of people. If you missed the session, an article on ecn.com describes the way just-in-time drone delivery is bringing medicine to rural Africa. Continue reading

McKinsey and Leanin.org release results of new women in the workplace study

The Wall Street Journal has published key findings of a new study completed by McKinsey and LeanIn.org measuring the progress of women’s leadership in corporate America. One conclusion is that there is a connection between sexual harassment and gender inequality in the business world today. Continue reading