ATHENA Awards expands with Young Professional Award

Created: 08/04/2014 9:18 AM WHEC.com

It’s another opportunity to recognize professional women in Rochester. News10NBC has learned the Women’s Council has added the ATHENA Young Professional Award to its annual ATHENA Awards celebration.

Officials say the ATHENA Young Professional Award recognizes emerging leaders between the ages of 30 to 45 who demonstrate excellence, creativity, and initiative in their business or profession.  

The ATHENA Award is given annually to a professional female leader who has demonstrated significant achievements in business, community service, and the professional advancement of women. Dr. Lynne Maquat, URMC RNA Biology Director, received the 28th annual ATHENA Award.

To nominate an outstanding young professional woman for the ATHENA Young Professional Award, or to nominate a distinguished woman business leader for the ATHENA Award, click here. The nomination deadline is October 6.

The 29th annual ATHENA Awards Gala Luncheon will be held on January 22, 2105.

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