The global conference of CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals) – from September 21-24 in San Antonio, Texas — will offer a track of six sessions focusing on diversity and inclusion. Key topics featured in the six sessions are global career experiences, creative approaches to a flexible workplace, professional networks and how they can be leveraged, lessons from leading supply chain women, diversity programs that enhance competitiveness, and practical methods for leading balanced teams. Continue reading
Ann Drake recently took part in 2014 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America in Denver and a national meeting on transportation at the Clinton Presidential Center and Park in Little Rock. Continue reading
Debbie Lentz, a 2014 AWESOME Advisor and panelist at the 2013 AWESOME Symposium, is serving as conference chair for this year’s Global Conference of CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals) in San Antonio, Texas on September 21-24. Her leadership role for the conference draws on more than 30 years of supply chain, IS, global procurement and operations experience, most recently as SVP of Customer Service & Logistics for Kraft Foods Group. Continue reading
Pantene, maker of hair products, focuses a current TV commercial in their “Be Strong and Shine: campaign on the way women express themselves by overusing the words “I’m sorry.” Continue reading
Barclays Bank PLC has launched the Barclays Women in Leadership Total Return Index, composed of companies with a female chief executive officer or a board of directors with women as at least one-fourth of board membership. The fund is in response to interest from investors who believe women executives help a company excel. Continue reading
At the CSCMP Global Conference in San Antonio on September 21-24, AWESOME will provide new opportunities for networking, learning and collaboration around women’s supply chain leadership. The kick-off event will be AWESOME’s reception on Sunday, September 21, at 7:30 p.m. on the San Antonio Riverwalk at Biga on the Banks. Continue reading
AWESOME has announced the recipients of the 2014 AWESOME Excellence in Education scholarships. The scholarships offer female university students the opportunity to participate in the CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals) Annual Global Conference.
The 2014 recipients are Hannah Bremer, a student in Supply Chain Management at the University of Kansas;… Continue reading
AWESOME, the leadership initiative launched in early 2013 to advance women supply leaders, has selected two businesses to receive the 2014 Company Leadership Award. Danaher Corporation and Johnson & Johnson were chosen for creating an environment where leaders, regardless of gender, can succeed and advance.
According to Ann Drake, founder of AWESOME (Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations,… Continue reading
Ann Drake, Founder of AWESOME and CEO of DSC Logistics, was a panelist at the National Summit, “America on the Move: Transportation and Infrastructure for the 21st Century,” at Harvard Business School in February. And, she participated in the recent forum on advancing infrastructure projects in the U.S. presented by the Clinton Global Initiative and co-hosted by the West Coast Infrastructure Exchange.… Continue reading
Two women supply chain leaders received the AWESOME Legendary Leadership (ALL) Award for their outstanding achievements at the “Accelerate AWESOME” Symposium on May 15 in Park Ridge, Illinois. They are Heather Sheehan, Vice President, Indirect Sourcing and Logistics, Danaher Corporation, and Kathryn Wengel, Vice President, Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain.… Continue reading