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2022 ATHENA Award title sponsor Northwest Bank discusses their commitment to women in leadership

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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

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