Wednesdays for Women  blog highlights AWESOME leader’s unconventional career

Regenia Sanders, EY Advisory Principal for the Supply Chain Practice, and a member of the AWESOME community, was recently interviewed for Wednesday’s for Women, a blog series published by JDA Software. Continue reading

2019 survey will update information on progress of women’s leadership

The 2019 AWESOME / Gartner Women in Supply Chain Research will be launched the week of January 21. Results will be used to assess progress as companies work to advance women’s leadership. AWESOME leaders who receive a request are encouraged to complete and return the survey no later than (date). Continue reading

AWESOME’s next regional event will be March 7 in Chicago

The fourth AWESOME regional event, to be held the evening of March 7 in Chicago, will provide an opportunity for leading women in supply chain to address in a small-group setting the topic of building strategic relationships that are essential to successful leadership. The sponsor of the event is Hassett Express. Continue reading

JDA’s interview with Heather Sheehan named as one of 2018’s best blogs

For its “2018 Most Valuable Posts,” the online publication Supply Chain Brief has selected an interview with AWESOME Executive Director Heather Sheehan as among the top blogs. The interview, posted on “Wednesdays for Women,” a blog series created by Beth Elkin, Group Vice President, Marketing, for JDA Software, was titled “Growing Women in Supply Chain Leadership” and appeared in April 2018. 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

Starbucks will host the AWESOME Symposium May 1-3 in Seattle

Starbucks, one of the most admired companies in the word and a leader in diversity and inclusion, will be the Host Partner of the 2019 AWESOME Symposium. Starbucks joins Founding Partner DSC Logistics and other sponsors in inviting the leading women in supply chain to participate in discussions, relationship building, learning and collaboration. Continue reading

“When women see other women in a position of leadership, it reframes what they think is possible to them.”

— Kat Cole, chief operating officer and president of North America for Focus Brands Inc., whose chains include Cinnabon, Jamba Juice and Auntie Anne’s, as quoted in Wall Street Journal article on how sexual harassment and the gender gap are related.