Harnessing Self-Worth

Lucy Ehlers is a senior customer executive at JDA and shares why making the leap to JDA was the biggest – and best – opportunity she has had in her career. She shares her views on the importance of harnessing self-worth, and why staying true to yourself and pushing past criticism are keys to success,…

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Taking Leaps of Faith

Meet Donna Gaspard, senior director of alliances at JDA, who believes listening is the most important thing a leader can do, and that authenticity is the single-most important trait we should carry within ourselves. She took a position in sales at a time she thought she’d become a lawyer, changing her career trajectory for the…

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Career Resilience

Patricia Diniz Soares, senior corporate counsel at JDA, is a proud single mom and trailblazer in her career. Describing herself as resilient, persuasive and passionate – all qualities that shine through in her personal life, career journey and current role at JDA – she shares her love for the beach, some of the biggest challenges…

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Pursuing Your Passions

At a young age, Julie Papagiannis knew she wanted to pursue a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). A senior customer executive at JDA, Julie brings a unique perspective to this week’s Wednesdays for Women blog sharing her journey from computer programming and pre-sales to her current role, which combines her passions for…

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Keeping Your Career Fresh

JDA customer relationship manager Jennifer (Baker) Suckey has taken lessons learned while working at Nordstrom – whose brand is synonymous with customer service excellence – and applied them to a successful career at JDA.  In this week’s Wednesdays for Women, she discusses that experience, as well as how she’s kept her career fresh, and how…

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Anything is Possible

“Anything is Possible.”  This is the mantra of IRONMAN.  Organized by the World Triathlon Corporation, IRONMAN events are a test of physical and mental fortitude where individuals look to complete a 2.5 mile (4.8 km) swim, a 112 mile (180 km) bike and 26 mile (42 km) run in a single day event and within…

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A Career Perfect Fit

Priscilla Torres is a senior technical analyst in JDA’s fast-growing Monterrey Center of Excellence (CoE). In this installment of Wednesdays for Women, she talks about how she got into supply chain by way of a role in IT, why they fit so well together, and how important it is to keep learning and challenging yourself.…

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Lifelong Learning

Carla Garcia is a newly promoted SCPO Support Team Lead for Planning at JDA. She’s an avid learner and curious by nature and these two things have pushed her to take leaps in her career and her life. She’s run multiple marathons and considers them a metaphor for life as there is always something new…

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Career Destiny

Today’s Wednesdays for Women blog is an insightful conversation with Katrin Starke, head of Business Development at ORSAY, which is an international clothing retailer based in Germany. Katrin recently joined us at JDA ICON 2019, our customer conference, and stood on main stage with Professor Dr. Michael Feindt, founder of Blue Yonder, to share results…

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Finding Balance

Nannette Dayton, senior director, global deal architecture at JDA, brings a wealth of knowledge to this week’s Wednesday’s for Women. An associate on her second stint with JDA, Nannette shares her affinity for working cross-functionally, her key to work-life balance and her personal definition of success.  With a great appreciation for her roots and mentors,…

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