2022 ATHENA Award title sponsor Northwest Bank discusses their commitment to women in leadership
March 30, 2022
Northwest Bank’s commitment to women in leadership goes much deeper than just sponsoring the 31st Annual ATHENA Awards.
The BNP’s Nancy McNamara, Senior Manager – Member Engagement, sat down with Kelli Griffin, Head of Customer Experience for Northwest to learn more.
For more than 30 years, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership has been honored to produce the annual ATHENA Awards® to support, develop, and honor women leaders in Western New York.
This year, as we return to our in-person celebration on April 5, the BNP is pleased to introduce you to the finalists who have been selected for the 2022 ATHENA® honors. This includes the ATHENA Leadership Award® and the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award® as well as the ATHENA Organizational Award® to recognize one for-profit organization and one non-profit organization that inspire women in WNY.
We will bring you profiles of each finalist in the weeks ahead, leading up to the awards event. Come back often to read the profiles and you’ll learn what it means to be an Athena.
Celebrate all of the finalists at the LIVE event on April 5, 2022 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.
Attend the ATHENA Awards® Luncheon
The ATHENA Awards® Luncheon is the region’s most prestigious event recognizing the professional accomplishments of exceptional individuals who are dedicated to the advancement of women. Be there when the recipients are announced.
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Register to Attend Here
Anna-Lesa Calvert to present during D&I Virtual Learning Series
Cultural humility. The term may be unfamiliar, but it is a critical component to any organization’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
Event organizers have been left questioning whether their events should go back to being in-person, remain virtual or become something in between. How do you make that decision, especially when there is still so much uncertainty? All events are unique, but the most important thing to do is to consider your audience and be prepared to pivot if you need to. Here are a few tips to help get you started.
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership knows that hiring is the most common pain point amongst all employers right now, and will be for the foreseeable future. We created the Employ Buffalo Niagara Career Pathways Program to help regional companies attract and retain talent in this challenging job market.
The BNP is pleased to welcome Bryan Gill, Head of Global Neurodiversity at JP Morgan Chase as a panelist at our 2022D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 5th Annual D&I Symposium