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Maria Nieradka joins AWESOME Advisors

Maria Nieradka, former SVP, Global Supply Chain, Biogen, has joined other leading women in supply chain as an AWESOME Advisor. AWESOME Advisors provide direction and input for goals, priorities and plans for AWESOME, working with AWESOME leadership: Heather Sheehan, Executive Director; Ann Drake, Founder; and Nancy Nix Executive Director Emeritus. Continue reading

Kathy Wengel speaks at two global forums

Kathy Wengel, EVP & Chief Global Supply Chain Officer for Johnson & Johnson, participated in panel discussions at both the B20 (Business 20) and the W20 (Women 20) Forums held in Argentina. B20 and W20 are official engagement groups that preceded the November G20 Summit and offered recommendations to that group. Continue reading

Study shows women still expected to do more around the home

An article in the New York Times reports on a study to be published in the journal Gender and Society finding that many Americans who believe women should be equal at work still think work around the house is mainly a woman’s responsibility. Continue reading

Intel’s women leaders hear about AWESOME

Ann Drake, AWESOME Founder, and Heather Sheehan, AWESOME Executive Director, spoke at the Intel Senior Women Luncheon early in December. The luncheon was part of Intel’s Manufacturing Excellence Conference (IMEC). Continue reading

Ann Drake tells why DSC joined the Paradigm for Parity pledge

In a new video published on YouTube by Paradigm for Parity, six CEOs talk about why they pledged their companies to the goal of Paradigm for Parity: achieving gender parity in corporate leadership by 2030. One of the featured CEOs is Ann Drake, AWESOME Founder and CEO of DSC Logistics from 1994-2018. Continue reading

A Salute to Pantone’s Color of the Year: Purple

AWESOME was ahead of its time when the color purple was chosen in 2013 to represent the organization. Throughout 2018, “Ultra Violet” has reigned as “Color of the Year,” selected by Pantone, a Danaher company that helps define, communicate and control color across various materials and finishes for graphics, fashion and product design. Continue reading

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