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DC Velocity  names three AWESOME leaders as Rainmakers

Among the eight supply chain professionals named as 2019 Rainmakers by DC Velocity, three are AWESOME leaders. They are Dr. Nancy Nix, Executive Director Emeritus of AWESOME, Annette Danek-Akey, SVP of Fulfillment for Penguin Random House, and Kathy Fulton, Executive Director of the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN). Continue reading

Michelle Halkerston attends national forum on the future

Michelle Halkerston, President & CEO of Hassett Express and an AWESOME Advisor, participated in a forum held recently in Washington, D.C. The theme of the forum, which involved leaders from the federal government, Congress, think tanks, and the private sector, was “Preparing for the Future.” Continue reading

Jill Donoghue on panel for release of “State Of Logistics”

AWESOME leader Jill Donoghue, VP of Logistics for Bumble Bee Foods, was one of the featured panelists when the 2019 “State of Logistics Report” was released at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. with industry, press and government officials present. The report is now available through the CSCMP website. Continue reading

SpaceX plans to extend deliveries to Mars

If your stack of good books is dwindling, here are more to consider, including four for right now and one to pre-order for the fall. That one – On Becoming a Dangerous Woman — is written by Pat Mitchell, notable media trailblazer, editorial director of TEDWomen, and 2017 AWESOME Symposium speaker. Continue reading

Catalyst urges every company to offer paid paternity leave

Catalyst, the global nonprofit organization focused on building workplaces that work for women, has published a list of 10 reasons why every company should provide paternity leave – and why every man should take it. The article also points out that the US is the only developed nation doesn’t have a national paid parental leave law. As a result, more companies are “picking up the slack.” Continue reading

Maria Nieradka joins Board of Cloudleaf

Drawing from more than three decades of experience in biotech, pharmaceutical and consumer health industries, AWESOME Advisor Maria Nieradka has been named to the board of Cloudleaf. Before founding her own consulting firm, Three Lions Consulting, LLC, Maria held senior executive positions at Biogen, Merck, Johnson & Johnson, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Continue reading