Thursday, March 23
11:30 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Prince Conference Center – 1800 E. Beltline SE
$35 per person, $40 late registration starting Sunday, March 19.
*$10 from your registration fee will go directly to the ATHENA Scholarship Fund
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.
March Leadership Forum Speakers:
||Dr. Monique Salinas — A highly regarded educator and choral conductor in West Michigan, Dr. Salinas is the founder of Mind Meets Music. Under her guidance, Mind Meets Music won the Connecting with Community Award in 2016 from WoodTV 8. She also serves as president on the board of Ebony Road Players, was an ATHENA Award finalist in 2013 and 2015, and was awarded the Community Champion Award from Molina Healthcare in 2016.
||Lori Burgess — Having been a coach, site liaison, and board member, Lori Burgess is the Council Director for Kent County Girls on the Run (GOTR). She is part of the curriculum development team with the staff from GOTR International. In addition, she spends her morning as a guidance counselor at Kraft Meadows Middle School and has extensive experience in mental health counseling, both locally and internationally.