On a recent trip to visit extended family, Cjala Surratt ’22, founder of the Black Citizens Brigade, was presented with a gift—her late grandmother’s boiler room jacket. Surratt’s grandmother had been a ship-fitter in Norfolk, Virginia, and the clothing item…
Whitman School to Host Annual Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Thursday
The Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management will host its annual Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Lecture Program Thursday, Oct. 21, from 2-5:30 p.m. in the Daniel and Gayle D’Aniello Building, home of the National Veterans Resource Center.
Established in 1949, the annual Salzberg event is a central component of Whitman School’s Franklin Center, which is consistently recognized as one of the best supply chain management programs in the country by top publications and organizations. During the event, industry executives from leading corporations share insights into trends, advancements and innovation in the fields of supply chain management, transportation and logistics.
The Salzberg Medallion is acknowledged as one of the most prestigious awards in the field of transportation and supply chain management—in part because of the caliber of past honorees and in part because of the program’s rigorous selection process.
This year’s Salzberg Medallion recipient is:
Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. Tesla believes the world will not be able to solve the climate change crisis without directly reducing air pollutant emissions—including carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases (GHGs)—from the transportation and power sectors. To accomplish its mission, Tesla designs, develops, manufactures, and sells high-performance fully electric vehicles and energy generation and storage systems, installs, and maintains such systems, and sells solar electricity.
The award will be accepted by Albert Gore, east coast lead for public policy and business development, Tesla Inc.
The keynote speaker is Carlos Monje Jr., under secretary of transportation for policy in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation. Monje managed the agency review process for domestic agencies for the President Joe Biden-Vice President Kamala Harris transition. Monje previously served as acting under secretary and assistant secretary for transportation policy for the U.S. Department of Transportation where he oversaw implementation of surface transportation programs, the discretionary grant programs and efforts to promote equity and economic development. Monje is the first in his family born in the United States. His family is from Argentina.
The Zinsmeister Award for student excellence in supply chain management and the Brethen Scholarship Prize will be conferred to Jenna Fusco ’22 and Ziyu Huang ’23, respectively, during the Salzberg event.
For more information, contact Agnes H. Magnarelli at email@example.com or 315.443.1383.