2014 Orlando ATHENA Leadership Award Recipient:
Linda Landman Gonzalez
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Central Florida Emerging Women Leaders are invited to apply for ATHENA NextGen, a forum supported by ATHENA Orlando Women's Leadership, Inc.
Our local ATHENA programs are dedicated to understanding what mentees need today in order to become the future leaders for the next generation. Not only will ATHENA NextGen provide a toolkit for developing emerging leaders it will also provide a 360 degree look at how to shape business mentoring in our community.
It's designed as a collaborative forum where participants will enhance their professional development skills through a series of eight sessions about mentoring and leadership strategies, all tailored to the next generation of women leaders.
Each month, the discussion topics will be facilitated by a prominent Central Florida woman leader, with the conversation revolving around one of ATHENA's eight leadership principals:
ATHENA NextGen evolved from requests and feedback after the ATHENA Women's Leadership Luncheon in November. Attendees loved the round table discussions but they wanted more – more time, more guidance, and more interaction. ATHENA NextGen will give participants the opportunity to take a deeper dive and learn from the established women leaders who have made significant contributions to their professions and the business community.
Emerging leaders who are ready to take the next step and embrace an open dialogue about the future of women's leadership should consider applying for the inaugural class of ATHENA NextGen at:
Applicants should email a copy of their resume or bio to firstname.lastname@example.org. Sessions will be held from 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from May 2014 – December 2014 at the UCF Executive Development Center in Downtown Orlando at 36 W Pine Street, 32801. ATHENA NextGen has a limited number of seats available due to the nature of this collaborative mentoring and leadership forum. The cost for the entire forum is $395 and limited to 40 participants. Price includes forum participation and materials. Parking is additional $2 hourly rate. Proceeds from ATHENA NextGen will benefit a scholarship fund for female students through the UCF Foundation, Inc.
The first meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Questions? Please call 407-428-5155 or email email@example.com.
The proceeds from this event benefit a scholarship fund for female students through the UCF Foundation, Inc.
For additional information please contact Nicole Caron at firstname.lastname@example.org