The nominees will be honored and the recipients announced at a lunch April 11. The Athena Award includes presentations to nearly 6,000 individuals worldwide. The Fort Wayne recipients will be invited to the International Athena Leadership Conference.
The chamber's ceremony includes a presentation of $1,000 scholarships to female high school students to continue their education, sponsored by Dr. Michelle Helfgott and Parkview Physicians Group Integrative Medicine.
Donations for the Athena Scholarship are being accepted at the time of ticket purchase by clicking the registration button at the chamber's website.
The deadline for scholarship applications is 5 p.m. Thursday.
Following is a list of the nominees.
The 2013 Athena Leadership nominees:
•Mary Bell, regional president, Wells Fargo Bank
•Nancy Nightingale Gillespie, Ph.D, School of Health Sciences dean, University of Saint Francis
•Randi Lincoln, senior sales director, Mary Kay Cosmetics
•Katherine MacAulay, CEO, American Red Cross
•Jerrilee K. Mosier, Ed.D., chancellor, Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast
•Holli Seabury, CEO, McMillen Center for Health Education
•Janet Stephenson, community volunteer
•Jo Young Switzer, Ph.D., president, Manchester University
•Debra Williams, senior vice president/chief human resources, Parkview Health
The 2013 Athena Young Professional Leadership nominees:
•Angie Garcia, attorney, Carson Boxberger
•Kylee Shirey, associate attorney, Barrett & McNagny
•Pone Vongphachanh, government affairs director, Upstate Alliance of Realtors
More InformationAthena awards lunch
What: Athena award recipients announced
When: 11:30 a.m. April 11
Where: Ceruti's Summit Park, 6601 Innovation Blvd.
Cost: $35; table sponsorships for eight people are $500. RSVP by April 8 at fwchamber.org/athena or send email to Liz Struckholz at email@example.com.