Upcoming Events:


Fashion Week of Rochester Boutique Crawl

Thursday, October 4, 2018

4:00 - 9:00pm

Shop local while doing good! Join the Women's Council to get your wardrobe Fall-ready or get a head start on your holiday shopping as we team up with Fashion Week of Rochester. This year's Boutique Crawl takes us through shops in Rochester, Brighton, and Pittsford. To start, join us at Peppermint at the Culver Road Armory, and then board an exclusive Women's Council limo bus to other Boutique Crawl stops!

This event is open to members and non-members, so please invite your friends! We will also have special drawings for any member who brings a non-member to the event! Space is limited and sells out each year, so reserve your spot today!

Schedule of Events:

4:00 - 5:15 p.m. - Registration, wine, light snacks, and shopping @ Peppermint, Culver Road Armory

5:15 - 8:00 p.m. - VIP limo bus from Peppermint to participating boutique crawl shops (Brighton, Pittsford, Rochester)

8:00 - 9:00 p.m. - After-party networking at TRATA/Culver Road Armory (cash bar)

Ample free parking is available at the Culver Road Armory. Proceeds from your ticket primarily go towards Fashion Week of Rochester's awareness building and financial support for The Center for Youth's homeless programs


Building Your Briefcase: ATHENA Leadership Roundtable

November 2018

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. More information coming soon.


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.