Making the leap to the Boardroom with AWE Leader and Make-A-Wish Chair Tricia Justice

We had the honor of interviewing our AWE Leader Tricia Justice, VP, Human Resources at Brightview Landscapes Development. In addition to her role at BrightView Landscapes Development, Tricia is the Chairman of the Board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation – Greater Los Angeles, a non-profit organization whose mission is…

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AWE Founder Meiko Takayama talks workplace equality with AWE Leader Allison Gapter for SAP’s Business Women’s Network

The Colorado Chapter of SAP’s Business Women’s Network (BWN) recently hosted an interview with AWE. The chapter’s executive sponsor, and AWE Leader Allison Gapter, VP, Global Strategic Ecosystem Marketing at SAP, sat down with Meiko, AWE’s Founder and CEO, to discuss inclusion, diversity, and equity in the workplace.  Watch the…

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MentorHER, An interview with New York AWE Leader Arthi Chandran discussing Mentors and Dreams

Periodically you’ll hear my voice as I interview our AWE Leaders and Accelerators and share with your their stories. I recently had an excellent AWEportunity (we can’t help ourselves!) to meet Arthi Chandran, Vice President and Head of WW Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Becton Dickinson (BD).  Arthi sits on…

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New York AWE Leader, Judy Jackson on Building Trust, Leading With Honesty, and Embracing Who You Were Born to Be

Judy Jackson, Global Head of Culture at WPP and Advancing Women Executives Leader. New York AWE Leader, Judy Jackson, was recently promoted to the Global Head of Culture for WPP. Formerly, she was the Global Chief Talent Officer at Wunderman. Judy is a thought leader in human…

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I Wish I’d Known: Advice for the Next Generation of Leaders – Ann Carter

We asked executives in our Leader Program for a piece of advice they wish they had received at the start of their career and we’re thrilled to be passing on the knowledge in this bi-weekly series, I Wish I’d Known. Chicago AWE Leader, Ann Carter, Vice President, Purchasing…

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I Wish I’d Known: Advice for the Next Generation of Leaders – Kathleen Cantillon

We asked executives in our Leader Program for a piece of advice they wish they had received at the start of their career and we’re thrilled to be passing on the knowledge in this bi-weekly series, I Wish I’d Known. Chicago AWE Leader Kathleen Cantillon, Vice President, Strategic…

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6 Habits to Adopt if You Want More Respect at Work

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash Being good at your job means more than mastering a set of skills. It’s not just about what you do, but  how you do it. Getting things done by blunt force may work in the short term, but in the…

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I Wish I’d Known: Advice for the Next Generation of Leaders – Kristen Weirick

We asked executives in our Leader Program for a piece of advice they wish they had received at the start of their career and we’re thrilled to be passing on the knowledge in this bi-weekly series, I Wish I’d Known. Chicago AWE Leader, Kristen Weirick, Vice President, Global…

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Hey Corporations! What are you doing to help solve the national childcare crisis?

After 17 years as the primary caregiver in our home, my husband went ‘back to work’ this summer. When he accepted the offer, we sat down and, among the many conversations, had to discuss the logistics of after-school pick-up for our kids. We’re lucky, though. If necessary, our…

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I Wish I’d Known: Advice for the Next Generation of Leaders – Karen Schmidt

We asked executives in our Leader Program for a piece of advice they wish they had received at the start of their career and we’re thrilled to be passing on the knowledge in this bi-weekly series, I Wish I’d Known. New York AWE Leader, Karen Schmidt, Head of…

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AWE’s CEO and Founder, Meiko Takayama on Being A Boss

In light of #NationalBossDay we sat down with our boss, Meiko Takayama, Founder and CEO of AWE to talk to her about her journey to the top. Did you always want to be a boss? I became a boss because I saw…

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AWE Leader, Denise Hartmann: The Magic of an Honest OOO Message, Summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro, and Owning Your Power

By: Jasmine Pierik Denise (left) and her colleague (right) at the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro holding the BASF placard. This past July, our Managing Director, East Coast, Yael Utt sent an email to Detroit-based New York AWE Leader, Denise Hartmann, Vice President, Business Management, Dispersions, Resins, and Additives, North…

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