ATHENA Leadership Award

The ATHENA Leadership Award celebrates exemplary leadership and is reflective of a quote by Plato: What is honored in a country will be cultivated there. Over 6000 recipients have been honored with the ATHENA Leadership Award since the program's inception in 1982.

Presented to leaders across professional sectors, the ATHENA Leadership Award's rich history, international scope and focus on mentorship distinguish it as one of the most prestigious leadership awards one can receive.

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The Criteria
ATHENA Leadership Award Nominees must meet each of the following three criteria:
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Leadership Qualifications

Please upload a document containing answers to the questions below.

1. How has the nominee has demonstrated excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession?

2. How has the nominee provided valuable service to improve the quality of life for others in their community? Include type and length of service in civic and service organizations and initiatives.

3. How has the nominee has actively assisted women in achieving their full leadership potential and/or demonstrated support for their personal and professional advancement.

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 aspiring and established women leaders.

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