Upcoming Events:


Building Your Briefcase: ATHENA Leadership Roundtable

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Powerful women...powerful stories! Join us for an up close and personal chat with some of Rochester's most successful women in business at this year's ATHENA Leadership Roundtable. The event features businesswomen who are finalists in this year's ATHENA Awards. It is an intimate conversation to find out just how these women do it and what are their secrets to success, and you'll leave with ways to elevate your career and find your own pathway to success!

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ATHENA Awards VIP Reception

(Members Only)

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

An invitation only reception for members and VIP guests at Constellation Brands to celebrate and recognize this year's ATHENA, ATHENA Young Professional, and ATHENA Organizational Award finalists.


ATHENA Awards Dinner

Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Women's Council and Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce cordially invite you to attend the 2018 ATHENA Awards Dinner.

The ATHENA Award® honors professional women leaders who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishments, devote time to their community, and forge paths of leadership for other women.

The ATHENA Young Professional Award® recognizes rising professional women leaders between 30 - 45 years of age who exhibit similar traits.

NEW THIS YEAR: THE ATHENA Organizational Award®  will be presented to a woman-owned organization who creates a culture that encourages women employees to achieve their full leadership potential; gives back to the larger community of women and girls by providing and/or supporting leadership development opportunities and initiatives; and supports and develops women's leadership initiatives on a global scale.

5:00 - 6:30 pm - General Reception and Business Showcase
7:00 - 8:30 pm - ATHENA Awards Dinner Celebration

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A portion of every ticket purchased will support the Young Women of Distinction Scholarship Program.

RSVP by Thursday, January 18, 2018

For more information, contact our Chamber Affiliate Liaison or call 585-256-4644.


Young Women of Distinction Scholarship Awards

April/May 2018

More details coming soon, stay tuned.