Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 11, 2020 | AWESOME Virtual Event: Jumpstart the Transformation
3:00 – 5:30PM Central via Zoom

Jumpstart the Transformation is the premiere AWESOME virtual event – a new way for AWESOME leaders to connect. Together, we’ll lead and succeed through unpredictable challenges.

Our 2020 Sponsors are with us every step of the way – and they’ve shared with us their perspectives on diversity, their values, and their commitment to women’s leadership.

Read messages from AWESOME Sponsors

We know returning to the “old normal” isn’t possible, so what new normal can we help create? What TRANSFORMATION can we make happen? We’re ready to get started!



March 12, 2020 | AWESOME Regional Event

Beaverton, Oregon (Portland metro area)

Update March 5: This event has been postponed due to travel and conference restrictions currently in place with many companies. It will be rescheduled for a future date.
Watch for more details. 

What does it take to be selected to serve on a corporate or non-profit board of directors? Are there ways to prepare – whether the goal of board membership is immediate or long term? That’s the focus of the March 12 AWESOME Regional Event – the first to be held during the day.

The event, which will include speakers and interactive discussions, is sponsored by C.H. Robinson, with content also designed by Nike leaders. The location is the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon, just outside Portland.

Keynote speaker:
Hilary Krane, EVP, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel, Nike Inc.

Nancy Calderon, former KPMG Executive and Global Lead Partner and co-author of  Women on Board – Insider Secrets to Getting on a Board and Succeeding as a Director

Karyn Barsa, former C-level executive at consumer products companies including Patagonia and Smith & Hawken

Angie Freeman, Chief Human Resources Officer at C.H. Robinson.

Heather Sheehan, Executive Director, AWESOME


Invitations are being emailed to AWESOME leaders.


October 12-13, 2020 | AWESOME 2020 Symposium

Chicago, Illinois

Host sponsor is McDonald’s.

Click here for more details.

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