ATHENA Leadership Forum


Upcoming Event Details

Thursday, May 25
11:30 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Downtown Market – 435 Ionia Ave. SW
$35 per person, $40 late registration starting Sunday, May 21.
*$10 from your registration fee will go directly to the ATHENA Scholarship Fund

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The Chamber is excited to bring Ciciley Moore and Stacy Stout to the May 25 ATHENA Leadership Forum. Ciciley and Stacy know the importance and value of cultivated connection, which is why they will speak on the tenet of Collaboration.

Together, Ciciley and Stacy will speak on

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  • How strong networks are built with intention and on a foundation that values the individual identity and intersectionality of participants.
  • How they work to create networks of belonging, leadership development, and cultural identity for women of color in West Michigan
  • Further strength in sisterhood through collaboration, partnerships and alliship.

Both work to bring diverse points of view, ideas, and actions to the table, building networks across our communities and organizations.

Ciciley and Stacy have spent their careers dedicated to education, community development, and diversity, equity, and inclusion in our community and in the workplace.

Read more about Ciciley and Stacy.

The ATHENA Leadership Forum fosters and supports the development of strong female leaders in our community. Rooted in the eight tenets of the ATHENA Leadership Model, the bi-monthly ATHENA Leadership Forum provides professional development opportunities for women of all levels.

2017 Leadership Forum Event Details

Thursday, October 26
11:30 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Salvation Army Kroc Center – 2500 S. Division Ave.
$35 per person, $40 late registration starting Sunday, October 22.
*$10 from your registration fee will go directly to the ATHENA Scholarship Fund

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About ATHENA Leadership Forums

Each ATHENA Leadership Forum features a brief presentation followed by a facilitated discussion around one of the eight ATHENA tenets—Authentic Self, Celebration & Joy, Collaboration, Courageous Acts, Fierce Advocacy, Giving Back, Learning, and Relationships.

Join us to learn valuable leadership lessons, interact with leaders in the community, and network with a diverse group of women through dynamic roundtable discussions.

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Did you know five scholarships of a minimum of $500 will be awarded at the September 15 ATHENA Awards Celebration to help women over 30 achieve their higher-education degrees? And that scholarship amount could be much more!

Can’t wait to donate? Direct donations to the ATHENA Scholarship Fund are always welcomed.
If you’re interested in contributing to the ATHENA Scholarship Fund and/or can’t attend the fundraiser event, please donate online or contact Cindy Johnson at 616.771.0334.

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