Women leaders from all directions and all dimensions of the supply chain field came to Chicago for the second annual AWESOME Symposium on May 15. A full day of networking surrounded a line-up of sessions focusing on supply chain changes and trends, leadership strategies, and programs for developing future leaders. Continue reading
AWESOME, the women’s leadership initiative for the logistics and supply chain fields, presented the AWESOME Executive Forum Sunday, October 20, in Denver, in conjunction with the annual global conference of CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals) October 20-23. Ann Drake, chairman and CEO of DSC Logistics, launched AWESOME – Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management, and Education – in January 2013. Continue reading
Strengthening Women’s leadership in supply chain is the subject of a report issued by AWESOME, an initiative launched in January 2013 by Ann Drake, CEO of DSC Logistics. The report, Reality Check: What We Now Know, is based on the presentations and conversations recorded at the first AWESOME Symposium in May.
February 2014—AWESOME, an initiative created to advance women leaders in supply chain, has selected 15 women in various supply chain leadership roles to serve as Advisors in helping to shape the future of the initiative.
The 2014 AWESOME Advisors are:
- Shari Boston, VP, Supply Chain Management,
April 2014—AWESOME, the initiative launched in early 2013 to advance women supply chain leaders, will hold its second annual Symposium on Thursday, May 15, in Chicago. With the theme of “Accelerate AWESOME,” women who are senior director level and above in supply chain roles are being invited to participate in a day of networking, collaboration and learning.
Ann Drake, CEO of DSC Logistics and one of the few women chief executives in the logistics industry, discussed the supply chain as a career path for women and the goals of AWESOME.
At the first annual AWESOME (Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management and Operations) Symposium on May 9, 2013, four leading supply chain executives participated on a panel focused on emerging challenges and the qualities leaders will need to meet those challenges.
Ann Drake, CEO of DSC Logistics, has announced a new initiative to increase women’s leadership in logistics and supply chain management. The initiative recognizes the contribution of women leaders to the field and promotes the development of up-and-coming leaders.
Ann Drake, DSC Logistics CEO, was presented with the 2012 Distinguished Service Award by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) at the organization’s global conference in Atlanta.