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KC Chamber Announces 2019 ATHENA Award Winners

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Awards & Recognition · Individual Recognition

Kathy Nelson, President & CEO of the Greater Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation, has been selected for the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s ATHENA 2019 Leadership Award, and Caitlin O’Byrne Waters, Consultant, CBIZ as the 2019 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award Recipient. Read Article
The KC Chamber's 131st Annual Dinner

Former Mayor Kay Barnes Named KC Chamber's 2018 Kansas Citian of the Year

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Awards & Recognition · Individual Recognition

Hailed as key to the continuing renaissance of Downtown Kansas City, former Kansas City, Missouri Kay Barnes – the City’s first woman mayor - was presented the “Kansas Citian of the Year” Award at the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner tonight in the Kay Barnes Ballroom at the Convention Center. Read Article
Adrienne B. Haynes

2018 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award Winner

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Awards & Recognition · Individual Recognition · Case Study

This award honors emerging leaders who demonstrate excellence, creativity, and initiative in their business; contribute time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community; and serve as a role model for young women both personally and professionally. Read Article
Anita Bajaj Newton

2018 ATHENA Leadership Award Winner

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Awards & Recognition · Individual Recognition · Case Study

ATHENA is presented annually to honor an individual’s professional excellence, community service, and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills. Read Article
KC Chamber

Two Outstanding KC Women Honored With KC Chamber ATHENA Award For Leadership

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Awards & Recognition · Individual Recognition

The award is named for Athena, the Greek goddess of intelligence and wisdom, arts and sciences. Originally created by the Lansing, Michigan, Chamber of Commerce in 1982, the award was first presented locally by the KC Chamber in 2001. Today, the ATHENA Award program includes more than 375 U.S. cities and has recognized more than 7,000 women and men for their accomplishments, community service, and opening pathways for others. Read Article