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Michigan ATHENA Series

We’re glad you could join us to kick off the 2022 Michigan ATHENA series with Unlocking Your Potential Without Sacrificing Your Sanity, delivered by captivating keynote, Lilah Jones. Even the most successful, high-achieving professionals don’t feel positive in all areas of their lives. Maybe they have climbed the corporate ladder, but their personal life leaves them longing for more. Maybe they’ve built a career others envy, but secretly they struggle with the emotional capital being invested at work. We will explore the yearning for something more, asserting yourself as an organizational asset, while still keeping your peace of mind.

Lilah Jones is committed to inspiring leaders to create change and unlock their potential. As a highly rated Sales Leader at Google and a University Lecturer, she coaches and teaches content oriented toward action and delivers motivation and simple shifts to help leaders confidently create transformation in their lives and in the workplace. She is a life-long learner who believes that the secret to success lies in harnessing gratitude for where we have been, honesty about where we are and preparation for where we are going. In this discussion, we will cut through the noise and get clear on what really matters.

If you missed this event you will find a link to the
edited version below.

2022 ATHENA Series Line Up

August 30, 2022
Learning from Your Greatest Mentors

Having an advocate in your corner or a sounding board for career and life decisions can help steer you clear of pitfalls in the workplace. This program will enlighten you about the benefits of mentorship and showcase powerful duos that have proven that a good mentor gives you the courage and confidence to do things maybe you wouldn’t do on your own!

October 25, 2022
The Business of Human Performance:
Having Your Mental State Right at Work and Home

For many of us, work is a focal point of our lives. It is where we spend a majority of our time, where we get our income and often where we make our friends.  Having a fulfilling job can be good for your mental health and general wellbeing, but it’s not always easy to bring your “A” game when you feel stressed or unsettled. In this session we will explore techniques and strategies to combat mental fatigue, stress and optimizing your performance in the workplace. 

Michigan ATHENA Programming

Supporting and Developing Emerging Leaders Through Innovative and Thoughtful Dialogue and Engagement

Michigan ATHENA serves as a statewide organization to develop, support and honor women leaders and those who inspire to reach their full potential.

Michigan ATHENA’s mission:

  • Provide leadership development and mentorship opportunities to empower women
  • Develop a statewide network of business leaders invested in leadership diversity
  • Assist local programs in building a strong sisterhood of support, peer collaboration and a foundation to grow the ATHENA brand

The ATHENA Leadership Model identifies eight distinct attributes that are reflective of women’s contributions to leadership: living authentically, learning constantly, advocating fiercely, acting courageously, fostering collaboration, building relationships, giving back and celebrating.

Together we think bigger, provide opportunities to share expertise, enhance skills through tangible learning and build strong life-long connections.

The Michigan ATHENA program is proudly administered by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce.

Sponsorship Opportunities​ 

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for the ATHENA Series, please contact Amanda Toy.