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2023 ATHENA Award® Title Sponsor Northwest Bank expands on its commitment to women in leadership 

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March 7, 2023

Not only is Northwest Bank the returning title sponsor for the 32nd Annual ATHENA Awards, but their commitment to women in leadership is reflected in their daily operations. 

We sat down with Cameron Skelton, Vice President, Talent Management and Chief Inclusion Officer and Melanie C. Clabaugh, Vice President, Communications from Northwest to understand how their company culture is enriched by their women employees. 

Let’s learn more in this video Q&A. 

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Q: Why do you support the ATHENA Awards®?

Q: How do you create an inclusion culture?

Q: What is your Inclusion Council?

Q: Three tips for female leaders...

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. 

Get to know the 20 incredible women and 10 organizations that have been chosen as our 2023 ATHENA Finalists on our blog. 

Celebrate all of the finalists at the LIVE event on March 29, 2023 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:

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
11:00 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.