Category Archives: Events

It’s a New World: Celebrating Women in Classical Music

This season, the New World Symphony will proudly recognize and celebrate the impact of women on classical music, spanning from composers and conductors to musicians, educators, administrators, and board members. “Balancing the Score: A Celebration of Women in Classical Music” is the theme of the New World Symphony’s 36th Anniversary Gala, coming April 6th, 2024. Established…

Special Celebration Launches New Center for Women’s Leadership

A special event showcasing the legacy—and, more significantly, the future—of women’s leadership was also the occasion for announcing the launch of a new center focused specifically on advancing women at the forefront of supply chain and business, engineering and technology, infrastructure and design, and space and astrophysics. “We are building a special place for women…

AWESOME Hosts 9th Annual Symposium – Supply Chain Leaders Celebrate “The New Possible: Igniting Powerful Progress”

Gathering in person for the first time in two years, the women leaders of AWESOME (Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management, and Education) celebrated their resilience and resourcefulness in dealing with the global pandemic and looked forward to the new possibilities awaiting in a changed world when they gathered in Chicago at AWESOME’s…

Ann Drake Delivers 2021 Patterson Lecture at Northwestern University Transportation Center

If transportation and supply chain technologies have helped advance civilization for millennia, they have also—in today’s global economy—become a “brittle web of interdependencies” in which the failure of one element can threaten the entire system, according to Ann M. Drake, President and Founder of Lincoln Road Enterprises. Drake offered this observation as she delivered the…

Investing in Her: AWESOME Hosts First Virtual Conference of 2020

A webinar designed to help women leaders in supply chain management translate crisis into opportunity became an object lesson in creating exactly that kind of value, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Jumpstart the Transformation” was the name of a virtual conference hosted by AWESOME (Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management and Education) on…

Lincoln Road Debut Gala Celebrates Women in Space

Lincoln Road Enterprises (LRE), a transformative philanthropic organization dedicated to supporting women in leadership development, celebrated its launch with a space-themed gala for nearly 70 guests in the Art Deco heart of South Beach, FL, on Feb. 21, 2020. The event included a performance by the New World Symphony in the Frank Gehry-designed New World…

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