AWESOME Founder points to new research on women’s networks

At the 2019 AWESOME Symposium, Ann Drake, AWESOME Founder and Chairman of the Advisory Board of DSC Logistics, called attention to new research by Brian Uzzi of the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University. This research, she said, identifies how being part of a trusted community of women can help an individual rise faster and higher. Continue reading

Study finds a woman’s network may be key to gaining leadership roles

A new study conducted by Notre Dame University and Northwestern University found that “women who communicate regularly with a female-dominated inner circle are more likely to attain high ranking leadership positions.” The same was not true for male leaders. Continue reading