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Discussion at RILA LINK2020 Aims at Moving the Needle on Diversity

The Women in Supply Chain Breakfast Session at RILA LINK 2020 on February 25 in Dallas, Texas, will be powered by AWESOME. Nancy Nix, AWESOME Executive Director Emeritus, will interview Amy Carovillano, Vice President, Supply Chain, The Container Store Inc. Following their conversation, Kirsten Castillo, AWESOME’s Director of Member Engagement, will lead the group in an interactive discussion of the AWESOME Action Agenda: Seven Smart Moves to Make Bigger Waves for Women’s Leadership. Continue reading

New CEO of DeliveryCircle is Natalie Putnam

Natalie Putnam, one of AWESOME’s original 15 Advisors, is taking on a new role as CEO of DeliveryCircle, the technology-based same-day delivery solution provider. She will continue as an AWESOME Advisor and will serve as the moderator of the panel of senior supply chain women discussing “Transformative Leadership” at the 2020 AWESOME Symposium – June 10-12 in Chicago. Continue reading

2019 List of Most Influential Board Members Includes Awesome Leader

Valerie Bonebrake, an AWESOME leader and former Senior Vice President, Tompkins International ,has been named to WomenInc.’s 2019 list of Most Influential Board Members. Valerie serves on the Board of Directors for Forward Air Corporation. Continue reading

Awesome Welcomes Three New Advisors – Leaders from McDonald’s, Morton Salt and NIKE

AWESOME has named three new members to the Board of Advisors: Francesca DeBiase, Elizabeth Nohe and Amy White. The Board of Advisors provides leadership for the AWESOME mission to advance and transform the future of supply chain leadership for women. Continue reading

Two upcoming events feature AWESOME’s executive director

Heather Sheehan, AWESOME Executive Director, will be featured as a panelist and panel moderator and at two events in January. On January 16, she will moderate a powered by AWESOME panel of supply chain leaders at a CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals) Round table in Southern California. On January 28, Heather will serve as a panelist at the SMC3 Jump Start 20 Conference in Atlanta. Continue reading

AWESOME leaders participate as panelists for global webcast

Regenia Sanders, Partner/Principal, EY Advisory, and Melanie Nuce, SVP, Corporate Development at GS1 US, talked about their careers and views on how companies can increase the number of women in their leadership ranks in a webcast for VF Corporation. The webcast, titled “Leaders of Change – Women in Supply Chain,” appeared in 150 locations globally. Continue reading

Michelle Halkerston sets sights on new technology

Speaking at the FreightWaves LIVE conference in November, AWESOME Advisor Michelle Halkerston called her company, Hassett Express, “the biggest domestic freight forwarder that you never heard of.” In an article on yahoo! Finance, she goes on to describe technology integration investments she views as game-changers for her business. Continue reading