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HighJump Honors Ann Drake as Woman “Who Rocked Supply Chain”

Historically, supply chain management has been a male-dominated industry. In most countries with developed economies and markets, more than half of all professional jobs are held by women. Yet in the supply chain field, only 39% of the workforce is female—and at the executive level, only 17% of C-suite logistics positions belong to women, according…

Michelle Dilley Named as Next CEO of AWESOME

The preeminent organization for women leaders in supply chain management and logistics has new leadership of its own. Effective July 20, 2020, Michelle Dilley is CEO of AWESOME (Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management, and Education). As CEO, Ms. Dilley succeeds Heather Sheehan, AWESOME’s Executive Director since 2018, and Nancy Nix, who served…

She’s Soaring: Lillian Dukes Takes Three New Aviation Posts

The deep knowledge and top skills that Lillian Dukes has demonstrated throughout her career in aviation management have now won her three new roles at two leading organizations. At the University of Tennessee, the Haslam College of Business has named Lillian an Adjunct Faculty member and an Aerospace & Defense Advisory Board member in their…

Northwestern University Honors Ann M. Drake ‘84

To mark 150 years of educating women alongside men, Northwestern University is celebrating distinguished individuals who’ve been part of the Northwestern community and gone on to take risks, contribute to others, inspire change, and chart new paths. Among them is Ann Drake, a 1984 graduate of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern.

Civic Leaders Team Up to Benefit Urban Transportation

A task force of Chicago-based transportation experts is part of a national alliance currently lobbying Congress to rethink how America invests in our transportation infrastructure. What’s at stake, they say, is a chance to ensure the U.S.’s economic future and keep it a strong global competitor.