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2019 ATHENA Awards!

Date/Time:       09/19/2019       11:15 am - 1:30 pm

Location: JW Marriott Grand Rapids

Every day, individuals are challenging, inspiring and innovating their communities to be a strong force for change. ATHENA Grand Rapids exists to support, develop and honor women leaders.

We are all responsible for advocating for women. We are ATHENA.

Every year at the ATHENA Awards Celebration, we gather to CELEBRATE those who embody, encourage and promote the inclusion of women. The ATHENA Leadership Award is presented to an outstanding leader who is honored for professional excellence, community service and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills. More than thirty amazing individuals have received the prestigious ATHENA Award in Grand Rapids.

Both the ATHENA Leadership Award and ATHENA Young Professional Award are founded on the ATHENA Leadership Model® from ATHENA International. This model identifies eight distinct attributes that are reflective of women’s contributions to leadership: Authentic Self, Relationships, Giving Back, Collaboration, Courageous Acts, Learning, Fierce Advocacy, Celebration and Joy. We are also excited to introduce the ATHENA Organizational Leadership Award in 2019, which will recognize businesses and organizations that support, develop and honor women leaders.

Meet the finalists and check out this great article
by Maddie Werly on the Grand Rapids Chamber Blog!

Want to attend the 30th Annual ATHENA Awards ceremony?