Ann Drake receives global award from International Women’s Forum

December 03, 20142 minute read

International Women Forum's 2014 Women Who Make a Difference, including AWESOME Founder, Ann Drake (third from left)
International Women Forum’s 2014 Women Who Make a Difference, including AWESOME Founder, Ann Drake (third from left)
Ann Drake, CEO of DSC Logistics and founder of AWESOME, is one of eight women presented with the 2014 Women Who Make a Difference Award at the International Women’s Forum (IWF) World Leadership Conference in October. The award is given to women who are recognized as exemplary role models for women’s progress and development, demonstrate a track record of outstanding achievements, are highly respected in their professional fields and are publicly recognized for contributions to the community.

The International Women’s Forum, founded in 1982 and currently with a membership of 6,000 women from 33 countries, advances leadership across careers, cultures, and continents by connecting the world’s most preeminent women of significant and diverse achievements.

According to Sara Sirotsky, president of IWF Chicago, “Ann is an extraordinary business leader, a thought leader in her industry, a leader in civic and professional organizations, and a dedicated role model, mentor and proponent for women.”

The other women honored as 2014 Women Who Made a Difference are:

Jan Blomstrann
Chairwoman & CEO, Renewable NRG Systems
Vermont, USA

Ophelia Cheung
Justice of the Peace
Hong Kong, SAR

Linda B. Davis
Pioneer Rancher
New Mexico, USA

Heidi Kühn
Founder & CEO, Roots of Peace
Northern California, USA

Chua Sock Koong
CEO, Singapore Telecommunications Limited

Zanele Mbeki
Founder & Patron of IWF South Africa & First Lady of the Republic of South Africa, 1999-2008
South Africa

Teresa Valdez-Fauli Weintraub
President & CEO, Fiduciary Trust International of the South
Florida, USA

Carol Tomé
CFO & EVP of Corporate Services, The Home Depot
Georgia, USA

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