Ann Drake named as one of “Six Professionals You Should Know”

A recent article in Global Trade magazine featured six women who “continue to shape the future of operations within global trade, supply chain management and transportation.” Ann Drake, founder of AWESOME and Chairman of the Advisory Board of DSC Logistics, is one of the six. Continue reading

Reception at close of 2019 Symposium will be sponsored by CJ Logistics

CJ Logistics, the leading logistics company in Korea and Asia, will sponsor the reception that marks the official close of the 2019 Symposium in Seattle. DSC Logistics, the Founding Partner of AWESOME under the leadership of DSC CEO Ann Drake, became part of the global conglomerate CJ Group in 2018. Continue reading

AWESOME Advisors hear inspiring words from Sally Helgesen

AWESOME Advisors concluded their meeting in on March 6 by joining founder Ann Drake at the International Women’s Forum annual event in Chicago. Ann, who in 2014 was honored by IWF with the global Women Who Make a Difference Award, introduced the speaker, author Sally Helgesen. Continue reading

First AWESOME/MIT Scholarship has been awarded

The first woman to receive the AWESOME/MIT Advancing Women through Education (AWE) Scholarship was announced as Elizabeth Raman from The Home Depot. AWESOME and the MIT Center for Logistics and Transportation partnered to create the scholarship, which awards full tuition for an early career woman to pursue a master’s degree in supply chain management from MIT during school year 2019-20. The award, currently valued at $72,000, is the first ever full tuition award specifically for women in the 20-year history of the MIT SCM. Continue reading

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

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

C200 Recognizes Ann Drake for Entrepreneurial Achievements

Ann Drake, founder of AWESOME who served as CEO of DSC Logistics from 1994 through 2018, has been named the recipient of C200’s Entrepreneurial Champion Award for 2018. C200 (Committee of 200) is the prestigious global organization of leading women executives and entrepreneurs across all professions and industries. Continue reading