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Athena remains exclusive

No local man has ever received the Athena Award, and, at least for now, the steering committee continues to focus on honoring women only. The committee reports to the board of the Women’s Council of the Greater Rochester Metro Chamber ...

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11th Annual Athena Award

The Women’s Council of the Greater Rochester Metro Chamber of Commerce is very proud to present the 11th annual ATHENA Award Program. Little did we know when we introduced the ATHENA Award to Greater Rochester more than a decade ago ...

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Athena Award Nominees

Terry Richman Partner, Underberg & Kessler LLP Education: J.D., SUNY at Buffalo; B.A., SUNY at Binghamton; graduate certification, labor relations, New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University Family: Husband, Theodor; one daughter, age 1 Professional and ...

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SBA’s Women’s Business
Intranet offers training

The U.S. Small Business Administration is planning an on-line service that will give women across the country free technical skills training and guidance on accessing capital. The Women’s Business Intranet is expected to debut in April, offering training in management, ...

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11th Athena luncheon
to focus on future

“Creating our Future” will be the theme of the 11th annual Athena Award luncheon, set for Thursday, Jan. 23, at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. Keynote speaker will be Edith Martin, vice president of information systems and chief information officer ...

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11th Annual Athena Award

Many men throw their weight behind this program, whose goal is to focus on the work of outstanding business and professional women. Locally and nationally, organizations run by men are financial sponsors of segments of Athena programs. Men often nominate ...

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Athena Award Nominees

Denise Rudy Financial associate, EQ Financial Consultants Inc. Education: B.S., education, Cornell University; MBA coursework, Rochester Institute of Technology Family: Husband, Thomas; two children, ages 12 and 16 Professional and community leadership: Coach, Fairport Girls Softball; religious education teacher, Church ...

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Fran Wiesberg

Fran Weisberg President and CEO, Lifespan of Greater Rochester Inc. Education: B.A., psychology, University of Rochester Family: Husband, Brian Curran Professional and community leadership: Member, advisory board, and former chairwoman, Rochester chapter, Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc.; adviser, ...

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11th Annual Athena Award

But the engineer and her counterparts are literally a world apart, maybe have never met. They are a virtual team connected by information technology that has removed the barriers of time and distance. “Where you are is no longer relevant,” ...

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Karen Smith-Pilkington

Karen Smith-Pilkington General manager and vice president, traditional cameras, Consumer Imaging, Eastman Kodak Co. Education: MBA, Simon School, University of Rochester; B.A., political science, SUNY College at Geneseo Family: Husband, Wayne Pilkington; two children, ages 1 and 6 Professional and ...

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Elizabeth Thorndike

Elizabeth Thorndike President, ECOllaborative Education: Ph.D., natural resources, Cornell University; Master of Arts in Teaching, Harvard University; B.A., Stanford University Family: Husband, Edward; three children Professional and community leadership: Founder, board member and former executive director, Center for Environmental Information; ...

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11th Annual Athena Award

Grandmothers in all cultures are the wise women, keepers and tellers of stories. What do grandmothers and business leaders have in common? Stories. If you want to be a great leader, learn to tell stories. For Harvard psychologist and author ...

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Athena Award Nominees

Deborah Stendardi Associate vice president for university relations, Rochester Institute of Technology Education: MPA, SUNY at Albany; B.A., education, SUNY College at Cortland Family: Husband, Edward; two children, ages 14 and 16 Professional and community leadership: Chairwoman, Higher Education Legislative ...

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Fourth quarter NewsLink index: December

ROCHESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL NEWSLINK INDEX (c) FOURTH QUARTER 1996: December (Part II) December 6, 1996 PAGE ONE Contents,1 Challenge remains on premium hikes,2 Crackdown on loan program triggers debate,3 Fisher garners rave reviews at three-year mark,3 NEWS and TRENDS News ...

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Fourth quarter NewsLink index: October-November

ROCHESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL NEWSLINK INDEX (c) FOURTH QUARTER 1996: October-November (Part I) October 4, 1996 PAGE ONE Contents,1 Riley faces fallout over appointment,2 No reservations on Hudson Hotels growth,3 WorkSmart readies national sales blitz,3 NEWS AND TRENDS News in Brief,4 ...

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