The RILA Women in Logistics Network is one of our fastest growing initiatives. Developed in response to requests from the Logistics Conference Steering Committee members and conference attendees who recognized a need in this space, Women in Logistics activities bring together those who support the professional development of women in the retail supply chain field.
The goal of the RILA Women in Logistics Network is to foster the development of talent and provide a support network for female supply chain professionals. With future events and resources, RILA seeks to provide networking, educational and professional development opportunities for women in the retail supply chain field.
Record-Breaking Attendance during Women in Logistics at Retail Supply Chain 2013! More than 150 executives attended RILA's fifth annual Women in Logistics networking event at the 2013 Supply Chain Conference in February. This year's discussion centered around the concept of sponsorship, as discussed in the Harvard Business Review case study: The Sponsorship Effect: Breaking Through the Last Glass Ceiling. Senior executives from across the industry shared personal insights on:
Save the Date: Women in Logistics at Logistics 2014!Sunday, February 23, 2013 - San Diego Convention Center - San Diego, CA
The only one of its kind in the industry, RILA's Women in Logistics Event is a unique opportunity for women to network with and learn from other female leaders in the supply chain field. This has rapidly become one of the conference's most popular events.
Join us for meaningful conversations and a relaxed reception with your peers as industry leaders share insights on leadership and personal development—from taking intelligent risks to the importance of building your network. All conference participants are welcome to this great event!
For more information on RILA's Women in Logistics events, please contact Caitlin Hott
Walmart's Women in Factories program is a five-year initiative that will empower 60,000 women working in factories that supply products to Walmart and other retailers in India, Bangladesh, China and Central America. Walmart
Gap Inc.'s program focuses on providing opportunity to women in the developing world to reduce poverty and help communities build better futures. Gap Inc.
The NIKE Foundation Supports "The Girl Effect" Nike
Women Change the WorldWomen are key to improving the well-being of children and achieving lasting change in society. This is why all the programs that IKEA foundation supports include community-based actions that empower women to create a better future for themselves, their children and their communities. IKEA
It's been a long slog, but women are finally making headway in assuming logistics leadership roles. DC Velocity
Logistics: One of the Top 50 Careers in 2010There's an old saying in the military: Amateurs talk tactics; professionals talk logistics. It's now true in business as well. Merchandise moves seamlessly—and speedily—between continents these days, and logisticians are the unsung heroes of global commerce. U.S. News & World ReportMore Women Are Primed to Land CEO RolesIn the U.S., a strong pipeline of female senior executives means a larger pool eyed by recruiters. The Wall Street Journal