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“Women at Work” session at CSCMP will feature AWESOME leaders

The annual “Women at Work” session sponsored by Penn State Executive Programs at the global conference of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) will focus this year’s program on building relationships and creating a “personal environment” to thrive and grow. The session, which takes place at 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, features a panel discussion powered by AWESOME. The 2015 CSCMP conference is September 27-30 in San Diego.

Powered by AWESOME connects leading female supply chain experts to programs, conferences, companies and universities to participate as speakers, moderators and presenters. More information on other CSCMP sessions powered by AWESOME.

The session leader for Women at Work’s “Beyond Networks: Building Relationships for Career Success” is Pete Steinberg, Adjunct Faculty, Penn State Executive Programs, Penn State; and Principal Consultant, Innovative-Thought. Steinberg is also the Head Coach of the USA Women’s Rugby team, leading them to a 6th place finish at the 2014 World Cup and was also the Penn State Women’s Rugby Head Coach for 19 years, winning 9 National Titles.

Women at Work panelists include AWESOME network members Michelle Halkerston, President and CEO, Hassett Express; Kristen W Lacy, Director, Logistics Management, Altria Group Distribution Company; Natalie Putnam, VP, Integrated Marketing Strategy & Planning, Ryder System, Inc.; and Molly VandenHeuval, most recently Senior Director, Supply Chain & Operations, Kraft Foods Group, with previous supply chain roles for Procter & Gamble.

Following the panel discussion, where accomplished women leaders share their success stories illustrating the power of relationships, attendees will take part in an active learning exercise designed to help them diagnose their personal environment, determine how it may be enhanced, and select who in their network can help them accomplish that.

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