What it Means to Be Recognized as a NexGen Leader

NAEM Staff
May 16, 2019
NAEM NexGen Leader Drena Howard
Drena Howard, Director, Global Retail Environmental Affairs & Safety at The Estée Lauder Companies, was recognized as one of NAEM's 2018 NexGen Leaders. Learn more about NAEM's EHS&S management excellence awards here.

Sometimes you're just putting your head down and trying to do the work and trying to do the best that you can. But if somebody taps you on the shoulder and is like "You know, I'm going to nominate you and recognize what you've been doing," It's really awesome. It's like "Yeah, thanks! I'm — I'm doing things? Oh, okay, good!" Because sometimes you're in the trenches, so it's just nice to have that validation along the way.

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NAEM Staff
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