This week, Charli and Bethany talk all about #EmpoweringWomen2020 – a virtual conference on August 1st for women in industry organized by Empowering Brands. They discuss in detail the event including a preview of the program, thanking the sponsors, and discussing the awards gala set to follow the full-day conference.
Then Charli interviews Angela Sams, Supply Chain Operations Manager fro Mazda Toyota Manufacturing.
Angela Sams is Manager of Supply Chain Operations in Production Control at Mazda Toyota Manufacturing. She is responsible for establishing and managing supply chain operations that support the production of Mazda and Toyota vehicles at the Huntsville, Alabama plant, which begins production in 2021. Her areas of responsibility include: North American and Overseas Parts Ordering, Logistics, Packaging, Raw Materials, General Stores, Mobile Equipment, Service Parts Operations, and Ordering & Logistics Systems.
Angela is the Chair of the Women in Manufacturing (WiM) Alabama Chapter which was founded in 2020. In that role, she leads a diverse team of professionals who are dedicated to connecting, advancing, and developing women in manufacturing across the state of Alabama.
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And until then, be empowering!