ATHENA Speaks is a women's empowerment guest speaker series presented in partnership with the Erie Regional Chamber & Growth Partnership. Women are changing the landscape in many organizations and their needs can be met through women leaders sharing and collaborating. ATHENA International has a clear vision--to achieve balance in the voices of leadership worldwide and communities like Erie by developing, supporting, and honoring women leaders. ATHENA Erie and the Erie Regional Chamber & Growth Partnership have come together to collaborate on reaching the community of women and men who are ready to support and sustain these important changes. ATHENA Speaks is intended to develop, support, and honor women leaders; lifting up the current and future generations of women leaders by amplifying their voices.
ATHENA Speaks: On Board Balance - Wednesday, July 10, 2019
In an age where women are making great strides in leadership development, somehow there remains an imbalance of women on influential boards nationwide. Attendees of this event will hear from Christy Uffelman, President of Align Leadership in Pittsburgh, and a panel of representatives from a variety of boards in Erie.
ATHENA Speaks: On Law - Thursday, February 14, 2019
In follow up to the very successful screening of On the Basis of Sex with fellow ATHENA supporters, attendees of the first event in the ATHENA Speaks series will hear from District Judge Susan Paradise Baxter and a panel of local female attorneys. Judge Baxter will discuss the second wave of feminism in the context of the law. Read Judge Baxter's bio here: https://www.pawd.uscourts.gov/content/susan-paradise-baxter-district-judge