Call for nominations: Rochester Chamber ATHENA Awards

By on August 7, 2017

ATHENA Organizational Award added to 2018 program

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and its Women’s Council affiliate have issued a call for nominations for the 2018 ATHENA Awards.  A new addition to the program is the ATHENA Organizational Award.  Rochester Chamber and the Women’s Council plan to present the awards, which recognize and empower women in business, at the 32nd annual ATHENA Awards dinner January 25, 2018.

The ATHENA Award is given annually to a professional female leader who has demonstrated significant achievements in business, community service, and the professional advancement of women.

The ATHENA Young Professional Award recognizes emerging female leaders in the 30 to 45 year old range who demonstrate excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession and serve as a role model for young women both personally and professionally.

The ATHENA Organizational Award goes to a woman-owned or woman-led business or organization that creates a culture encouraging women employees to achieve their full leadership potential and supports leadership development opportunities for women and girls in the community.

To nominate a distinguished woman business leader for the ATHENA Award, an outstanding emerging professional woman for the ATHENA Young Professional Award, or a woman-owned or woman-led organization for the ATHENA Organizational Award, visit  Only online submissions will be accepted.  The nomination deadline is September 29.

For additional information, contact Nina Shelton at or 265-4644.

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