The ATHENA Award® Program actively supports and celebrates the ATHENA mission of supporting, developing and honoring women leaders, inspiring women to achieve their full potential, and creating balance in leadership worldwide.
The ATHENA Leadership Award honors individuals who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment by excelling in their chosen field, devoting time and energy to their community in a meaningful way, and forging paths of leadership for other women to follow.
The ATHENA Leadership Award is presented at the Annual ATHENA Leadership Awards & Conference. See the nomination form (PDF) [Word file] for nomination deadline (Available 2017).
For more information, please visit ATHENA International.
ATHENA Leadership Award Recipients
|2016||Laurie Griffith, Texas Capital Bank|
|2015||Renee Watson; Small, Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise|
|2014||Elizabeth Copeland, Strasburger & Price, LLP|
|2013||Elaine Mendoza, Conceptual Mindworks|
|2012||Jeanie Wyatt, CFA, South Texas Money Management|
|2011||Lynn Hickey, University of Texas at San Antonio|
|2010||Suzanne Wade, H-E-B|
|2009||Penny McCutchen Gardner, Community Volunteer|
|2008||Janie Barrera, ACCION Texas|
|2007||Rosemary Kowalski, RK Group|
|2006||Dr. Megan Kromer, Consultant|
|2005||Dr. Harriett Romo, The University of Texas at San Antonio|
|2004||Dr. Mary Pat Moyer, INCELL Corporation/TEKSA Innovations|
|2003||Dr. Susan Blackwood, San Antonio Sports Foundation|
|2002||Cyndi Taylor Krier, USAA|
|2001||Christine Prescott, Corporate Travel Planners|
|2000||Janet Holliday, Clever Endeavors|
|1999||Gloria “Jo” Floyd, Ph.D., R.N., L.L.C.A., NCEHS|
|1998||Nancy D. Kellogg, M.D, U. T. Heath Science Center|
|1997||Cynthia Ruiz McKee, College Resource Materials|
|1996||Martha Hicks, Coldwell Banker Commercial|
|1995||Vivian Spurlock, DSS Services|
|1994||Nancy Jeffreys, Nancy J’s Gift Services, Inc.|