Athena Awards Luncheon - Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches

Name: NEW DATE: Annual ATHENA Awards Luncheon 2017

Date: October 25, 2017

Time: 11:30 AM -1:00 PM EDT

Event Description:

The ATHENA Leadership Award® was inspired by the goddess of Greek mythology known for her strength, courage, wisdom and enlightenment - qualities embodied in the ATHENA Leadership Model®. The Award is unique in both scope---local, national and international---and the ATHENA mission upon which it is based. The ATHENA Leadership Award® is presented to a woman ---or man--- who is honored for professional excellence, community service and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills.

The ATHENA Leadership Award® Criteria

ATHENA Leadership Award® Recipients are individuals who:

  • Have achieved the highest level of professional excellence.

  • Contribute time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community.

  • Actively assist others, particularly women, in realizing their full leadership potential.

The ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award, established in 2007 to honor emerging leaders. There are no specific age qualifications, however as the name of the award would indicate, candidates should be at least college age and have embarked on their career path. It will be at the discretion of each participating community whether or not to determine a maximum age (35~40 for instance).

ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award® Recipients are emerging leaders who: 

  • Demonstrates excellence, creativity, and initiative in their 
    business or profession.

  • Provides valuable service by contributing time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community.

  • Clearly serves as a role model for young women personally and professionally

The ATHENA Organizational Leadership Award, established in 2010 to honor organizations and businesses.

The business or organization: 

  • Creates an organizational culture that encourages women employees to achieve their full leadership potential

  • Gives back to the larger community of women and girls by providing and/ or supporting leadership development opportunities and initiatives