The annual Supply Chain Forum hosted by University of Tennessee Knoxville’s Haslam School of Business included participation by AWESOME Executive Director Heather Sheehan. In addition to being a speaker and holding a roundtable, she was named Outstanding Woman in Supply Chain by UTK’s chapter of the student organization NeXxus. Continue reading
— Kendall Grafton, president of the student organization NeXxus at the University of Tennessee Knoxville after hearing remarks from Heather Sheehan, who was selected by NeXxus as Outstanding Woman in Supply Chain.
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
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
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
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
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
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, 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
— 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.