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ATHENA nominations open  

ATHENA nominations open  

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and its Women’s Council affiliate are accepting nominations for the 2023 ATHENA International Awards through Oct. 6.  

ATHENA nominations open The chamber and the Women’s Council plan to present the awards – which recognize and empower women in business – at the 37th annual Greater Rochester ATHENA International Awards celebration on Feb. 2. 

The ATHENA International 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 leaders in the 30- to 45-year-old range who demonstrate excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession.  

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.  

Colleen Davis, MD, chief of the Emergency Pediatric Emergency Department at Golisano Children’s Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center received the 36th annual ATHENA International Award. Tanvi Asher, owner, Shop Peppermint, received the eighth annual ATHENA Young Professional Award and Family Promise of Greater Rochester took home the fifth annual ATHENA Organizational Award. 

Click here for more information and to make a nomination. 

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