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Industry events feature AWESOME Executive Director Nancy Nix moderating panels powered by AWESOME

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Dr. Nancy Nix, AWESOME’s Executive Director, will lead a discussion at ProMat’s Women in the Supply Chain Industry Forum om Tuesday, April 4 on the topic of How to Influence Your Company and the Industry. In mid-March, she moderated a panel discussion on Women in Logistics:  Career Opportunities & Challenges at the 2017 EXPO hosted by the Transportation Club of Minneapolis & St. Paul. Both panels are powered by AWESOME. Continue reading

Mary Long interviewed by San Diego Business Journal

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In her new role as Managing Director of University of San Diego’s Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI), AWESOME Advisor Mary Long participated in a Q&A with Brad Graves of the San Diego Business Journal. She was asked about her career experiences in supply chain leadership roles for companies such as General Mills, Campbell Soup Co., Pepsico, and Domino’s Pizza. Continue reading

McKinsey & Co. studies why gender inequality in the workplace is so persistent

In a study conducted with LeanIn.org, McKinsey asked over 34,000 men and women in more than 130 companies why the good intentions of so many companies aren’t translating into a truly inclusive work environment. For example, McKinsey research found that, despite attention from business leaders and media, corporate America promotes men at 30 percent higher rates than women during their early career stages. Continue reading