Symposium discussions highlight strategies, collaboration, engagement and inspiration

March 13, 20152 minute read

Discussions by four panels of successful business leaders will take center stage at the AWESOME Symposium on May 6-7 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, at the World Headquarters of host partner Johnson & Johnson.

Strategy in Action: Leading for the Future/ Supply Chain Megatrends will feature accomplished women representing a diverse set of supply chain roles and industries sharing insights about supply chain leadership today and into the future. This panel will be moderated by Michelle Livingstone, by Michelle Livingstone, VP – Transportation, for The Home Depot.

Collaboration in Action: Working Together for Impact: A Candid Conversation: an all-male panel of senior supply chain leaders will engage in an open and honest dialogue about the opportunities, barriers, and ways men and women can work together advancing women leaders. The moderator of this panel is Courtney Billington, VP – Supply Chain, Pharma, Johnson & Johnson.

Engagement in Action: Advancing Women Leaders – Emerging Leaders’ Point of View: Four emerging leaders will share take-aways from the day’s discussions, and talk about steps they can take to advance their careers and achieve their goals, opportunities and challenges they face, and ways organizations and senior leaders can support their career development and advancement. The moderator of this panel is Ginny Clarke, Senior Partner Executive Search, Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions.

Inspiration in Action: Leading Through Change with Stories of Success – C-Suite Perspectives: Susan Packard, founder of HGTV, will set the stage for this discussion with observations and insights from her recently published book New Rules of the Game: 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace. This panel of accomplished women in other industries will then share their personal stories and offer insights about how they achieved success.

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