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We are working to provide a clearinghouse of information and resources for AWESOME leaders regarding COVID-19 to help critical supply chains continue. See the information and resources… Continue reading

Heather Sheehan will serve as judge for global supply chain awards

AWESOME’s Executive Director Heather Sheehan will serve on the jury that selects recipients of the Global Women Supply Chain Leaders (GWSCL) Awards to be presented in Paris, France, in May. B2G, the consulting firm sponsoring the event, describes the awards as “honoring and shining the spotlight on the dedication, passion and incredible success stories of women within the supply chain industry.” Continue reading

Mary Long will moderate a webinar discussion on “Empowering Women in Supply Chain”

A webinar scheduled for March 26 will feature Mary Long, Managing Director of the Global Supply Chain Institute’s (GSCI) Supply Chain Forum at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, and an AWESOME Advisor, interviewing three women at different stages of their supply chain career. The webinar is presented by GSCI and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and will be broadcast from 12 to 1 pm EDT. Continue reading

Announcing the 2020 Recipients of the AWESOME Legendary Leadership Award

At the eighth annual AWESOME Symposium – June 10-12 in Chicago – two outstanding leaders will be presented with the AWESOME Legendary Leadership (ALL) Award. They are Ertharin Cousin, Distinguished Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs and former Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), and Joanne Wright, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of IBM’s Enterprise Operations and Services. Continue reading

AWESOME Announces 2020 Recipients of AWE MIT Fellowship

One full-tuition and two half-tuition fellowships have been awarded to women who have been admitted to the Supply Chain Master’s program from MIT for the 2020-21 academic year. This is the second year AWESOME and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics have partnered on the Advancing Women through Education (AWE) Fellowship. Continue reading

Kathy Wengel Accepts Award for J&J’s “Factories of the Future” at World Economic Forum

At the recent World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, where two of Johnson & Johnson’s manufacturing facilities were recognized as part of WEF’s Global Lighthouse Network, Kathy Wengel J&J’s EVP & Chief Supply Chain Officer and an AWESOME Advisor, accepted the award for her company. She also participated in a panel discussion sponsored by J & J focusing on women’s leadership. Continue reading