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Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce Announces Nominations for 2024 ATHENA Leadership Award

by BIZ Magazine

Shreveport, LA – June 10, 2024 – The Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2024 ATHENA Leadership Award. Each year, the Business Development Connection honors outstanding individuals during the ATHENA Leadership Awards Luncheon, celebrating those who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and service.

About the ATHENA Leadership Award

The ATHENA Leadership Award recognizes individuals who have attained and personified the highest level of excellence and creativity in their business or profession. The award also honors those who have dedicated significant time and energy to improving the quality of life for others in the community and who have actively assisted women in achieving their full leadership potential through service and mentorship.

Inspired by the Greek goddess Athena, known for her strength, courage, wisdom, and enlightenment, the ATHENA Leadership Award embodies these qualities. The award is unique in its scope—local, national, and international—and in its mission to honor and inspire exemplary leaders.

Nomination Criteria and Eligibility

To be eligible for the ATHENA Leadership Award, nominees must meet the following criteria:

  • Honorees from the previous year are ineligible.
  • Individuals are not eligible if they have been an honoree twice within a five-year period.
  • Candidates may not be currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Greater Shreveport Chamber or the Business Development Connection.
  • Candidates cannot be employed by area Chambers of Commerce or serve as public elected officials.
  • Individuals are only eligible to be honored for one award recognition from the Greater Shreveport Chamber per year.

How to Nominate

Nominations are now open, and the Chamber encourages the community to recognize leaders who exemplify professional excellence, community service, and mentorship. To nominate an individual for the 2024 ATHENA Leadership Award, please visit the nomination link.

The Impact of the ATHENA Leadership Award

Since its inception in 1982, the ATHENA Leadership Award has honored over 7,000 leaders in more than 500 communities across the United States, Bermuda, Canada, China, Greece, India, Russia, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. By recognizing these exceptional individuals, the ATHENA Leadership Award Program aims to inspire others to achieve excellence in their professional and personal lives.

Upcoming ATHENA Leadership Awards Luncheon

The ATHENA Leadership Awards Luncheon is a highly anticipated event where the recipient of this prestigious award will be announced. This luncheon not only celebrates the award winner but also highlights the achievements of all nominees, showcasing their contributions to the community and their role in promoting leadership and mentorship.

For more information about the ATHENA Leadership Award and the upcoming luncheon, please visit the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce website.

The Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce looks forward to honoring the next outstanding leader who embodies the spirit of the ATHENA Leadership Award and continues to make a significant impact on the community.

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