The Women’s Journal Presents: The Athena Award 2014
The ATHENA Award actively supports ATHENA International’s mission to support, develop, and honor women leaders, and is reflective of a quote attributed to Plato, “What is honored in a country will be cultivated there.”
Since the program’s inception in 1982, over 6,200 individuals have received the prestigious ATHENA Award in over 500 communities around the globe. This award has also been established in Ohio and other areas of Pennsylvania. Its focus on the mentorship of women is what sets the ATHENA Award apart from other leadership awards of its kind.
ATHENA Leadership Award Nominees give back to our community in
profoundly meaningful ways and make it a better place to live, work and lead. Honoring them fosters an atmosphere of inclusion where all are invited to celebrate, cultivate relationships, and discover their own personal brand of leadership.This prestigious award is presented to someone who represents and has achieved all of the following criteria:
• Actively assist women in achieving their full leadership potential.
• Provide valuable service to improve the quality of life for others
in their community.
• Demonstrate excellence, creativity, and initiative in their
business, profession or philanthropic volunteering.