The ATHENA Leadership Model® from ATHENA International identifies eight distinct attributes that are reflective of women’s contributions to leadership. These are the underlying principles utilized in the Chamber’s ATHENA Program.
Understanding who you are – your values, beliefs and thoughts.
Honoring your uniqueness.
Accepting personal responsibility for your actions.
Celebration & Joy
Appreciating and acknowledging your accomplishments.
Looking forward to your life with a sense of hope and purpose.
Reaching out beyond what you can achieve on your own.
Working in unison with others, while celebrating diverse points of view, ideas and actions.
Standing up and standing firm in the face of fear.
Taking risks to speak the truth or challenge the way things have always been done.
Supporting and acting on your passion for people, causes or ideas.
Creating an unstoppable force for the greater good.
Serving the greater good.
Committing to help your personal community of family, friends and peers, as well as the global village at large.
Challenging yourself to listen and be open to what is new and unfamiliar.
Expanding and developing your knowledge, skills and experiences.
Connecting with and embracing others.
Appreciating the gifts and talents of different people in your life.