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2020 ATHENA Leadership Awards Nomination

 

Honorees will be recognized at the annual Athena Leadership Summit and Awards Luncheon in May of 2020.

 

The ATHENA Leadership Awards celebrate women as valued leaders of the community and recognizes those who support them. The award honors women and organizations that demonstrate the highest level of professionalism, excel in their chosen field, devote time to their community, and open paths so that others may follow. The nomination and selection process information can be found on subsequent pages as well as the application forms.

 

Award Categories Include:

• ATHENA Leadership Award® for demonstrating the highest level of professional excellence.

• ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award® for demonstrating a commitment to the community that includes support of other women in business.

• ATHENA Organizational Leadership Award® for creating a culture that encourages women employees to achieve their full leadership potential.

 

Nominees in each category must live, work, and/or serve in St. Charles County, and demonstrate the following criteria:

• Professional Leadership-impact on their business or organization

• Community Service-involvement in civic, charitable, religious organizations

• Personal Leadership-supporting the professional advancement of women

 

Thank you for considering nominating a colleague deserving of honor.

 

Annual Nomination Process & Selection Process

January Call for nominations from the community at large

February Selection of Annual Honorees

March Honoree notification

April Meet & Greet with Honorees

May Recipients recognized at the Annual ATHENA Awards Luncheon

 

PROCESS
  • Nominations will be accepted from the community at large.
  • There will be a maximum of 1 ATHENA Leadership, 1-2 Young Professional Leadership and 1 Organizational Leadership Awards presented each year.
  • Members of the Selection committee are excluded from submitting nominations. A grading scale will be provided to members of the Selection Committee in advance. Each member shall forward preliminary score sheets prior to the meeting.
  • The Selection Committee shall be comprised of 5 members, including the Chair of the Summit Event Committee. At least two members of the committee will be past recipients and 2 individuals from the general membership. The ATHENA Executive Director will facilitate the meeting and will not have a vote.

Nominations are due by February 14, 2020

 

ATHENA Leadership Award®

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.

  • Nominee Information

  • Nominated By

  • In order that the ATHENA selection committee may have a thorough understanding of the accomplishments of your nominee, it is important to respond to each question with as much detail as possible.
  • Please provide specific examples of how the nominee has demonstrated excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession.
  • Please provide specific examples of how the nominee provides valuable service to improve the quality of life for others in the community. Include type and length of service in civic and service organizations and initiatives.
  • Please provide specific examples of how the nominee has actively assisted women in achieving their full leadership potential, and/or demonstrated support for their personal and professional development.
  • Please include any additional information you feel is important for consideration of your nominee. Include awards, honors, publications, articles and/or testimonials that demonstrate service to their profession, community, and most importantly, aspiring and established women leaders. Also if applicable, please include the link or URL to nominee’s Linkedin profile and/or Website as well as, the names of other organizations in which they are active.
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    ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award®

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

    • Demonstrate excellence, creativity, and initiative in their business or profession.
    • Provide valuable service by contributing time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community.
    • Clearly serve as a role model for young women personally and professionally.
    • Are 40 years of age or younger and who have a minimum of 5 years professional experience.

    • Nominee Information

    • Nominated By

    • In order that the ATHENA selection committee may have a thorough understanding of the accomplishments of your nominee, it is important to respond to each question with as much detail as possible. Thank you!
    • Please provide specific examples of how the nominee is an emerging leader in her chosen profession.
    • Please provide specific examples of how the nominee provides valuable service to improve the quality of life for others in the community. Include type and length of service in civic and service organizations and initiatives.
    • Please provide specific examples of how the nominee serves as a role model for young women both personally and professionally.
    • Please include additional information you feel is important for consideration of your nominee. Include awards, honors, publications, articles and/or testimonials that demonstrate service to their profession, community, and aspiring women leaders. Also if applicable, please provide the link or URL to the nominee’s Linkedin profile and/or Website as well as, the names of other organizations in which they are active.
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      ATHENA Organizational Leadership Award®

      ATHENA Organizational Leadership Award® Recipients are businesses or organizations who:

      • Create an organizational culture that encourages women employees to achieve their full leadership potential.
      • Give back to the larger community of women and girls by providing and/ or supporting leadership development opportunities and initiatives.
      • Have a significant presence and impact in St. Charles County.

      • Nominee Information

      • Nominated By

      • In order that the ATHENA selection committee may have a thorough understanding of the accomplishments of your nominee, it is important to respond to each question with as much detail as possible.
      • Please provide specific examples of how the organization encourages women employees to achieve their full leadership potential.
      • Please provide specific examples of how the organization provides or supports leadership development opportunities and initiatives for women and/or girls in their community.
      • Please include any additional information you feel is important for consideration of your nominee. Include awards, honors, publications, articles and/or testimonials that demonstrate service to their profession, community, aspiring women leaders. Also if applicable, please provide the URL or link to the company or organization website.
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