AWESOME leader encourages others to reach back for AWE scholarship

Michelle Livingstone, VP Transportation, The Home Depot, and recipient of the 2019 AWESOME Legendary Leadership Award, considered which women in her company could benefit most from earning a master’s degree at MIT on the AWESOME/MIT Advancing Women through Education Scholarship. She encouraged Elizabeth Raman Grubbs, a Senior Data Analyst at The Home Depot, to apply. Elizabeth (Liz) was selected, and she’s now attending the graduate supply chain management program at MIT. Continue reading

Two Women Attending MIT on AWE Scholarship say “Thank You”

The 2019-2020 Academic year has begun at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and two women are pursuing a master’s in supply chain management with support from the AWESOME/MIT Advancing Women through Education (AWE) Scholarship. They visited with AWESOME Advisor Maria Nieradka recently to talk about their experience so far. 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

“Making waves” will be topic of powered by AWESOME  session at RILA

AWESOME Executive Director Heather Sheehan and AWESOME Advisor Michelle Livingstone will present a powered by AWESOME session titled “Making Waves: Actions for Supply Chain Leadership” at the RILA (Retail Industry Leaders Association) 2019 LINK Supply Chain Conference, February 24-29 in Orlando, Florida. Continue reading