Upcoming Events:

Building Your Briefcase: ATHENA® Roundtable

Thursday, December 13, 2018

7:45 am | Registration, Breakfast and Networking
8:15 - 9:30 am | Roundtable and Q&A

The Women’s Council, as an affiliate of and in partnership with the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, proudly brings the ATHENA Awards® to the Greater Rochester Area each year! Join us for an event that features women celebrated by the ATHENA Awards® with an up close and personal conversation to learn their stories of success and tips on how elevate your own career! 


Hilda Rosario-Escher, 2019 ATHENA Award finalist; CEO,
Ibero-American Action League

Dr. Seanelle Hawkins, 2018 ATHENA Award finalist; Executive Director, Sojourner House and Wilson Commencement Park

Natalie Sinisgalli, 2018 ATHENA Young Professional Award finalist; Owner, Natalie Sinisgalli Photography

Tara Spencer, 2017 ATHENA Young Professional Award finalist; Fleet Management Director, Enterprise Fleet Management

Members: Before Dec. 5 - $10;  On or After Dec. 5 - $15
Non-Members: Before Dec. 5 - $15; On or After Dec. 5 - $20

 For questions, contact: Cassidy Franklin at Cassidy.Franklin@GreaterRochesterChamber.com

2019 ATHENA Awards Dinner

Thursday, January 24, 2019

5:00 - 8:30pm

Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and the Women's Council, cordially invite you to attend the 2019 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.

The ATHENA Organizational Award®  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.