Nominations, sponsors sought for ATHENA Award

Women's Council of Washtenaw County, a non-profit public and professional organization which supports women in business, announced their call for 2012 ATHENA Award® Nominations and Sponsors. The ATHENA Award® is an internationally renowned recognition presented annually to individuals who demonstrate professional excellence and initiative; improve the quality of life for others in the community; and actively assist women in realizing their full leadership potential. The Women's Council of Washtenaw County will be presenting the award to a local leader whose work and values align with ATHENA®. To nominate a leader, please fill out the nomination form at /athena.php or send an email to nominations All nominations are due by January 23.

Sponsorship is needed from local organizations to support the ATHENA Award® dinner. Partnership with the Women's Council of Washtenaw County offers organizations the ability to connect with an international women's leadership program and network with key leaders throughout Washtenaw County. In addition, sponsorship returns advertisement in the program and other publications, along with attendance at to the event. Different levels of sponsorship allow for organizations of all size to be able to contribute.

For more information about either sponsorship or nominations, email

Published: Mon, Jan 9, 2012