Category Archives: Events

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…