2017 Women’s Leadership Day Celebration

Women Leaders at Women's Leadership Day

Akron area emerging and established women leaders celebrated the 2017 ATHENA Women’s Leadership Day on October 19, 2017. This was the 9th annual luncheon  and was designed to provide a venue for emerging women leaders to gain valuable information about leadership from established leaders.

Emcee was Ilene Shapiro, Executive, County of Summit. Women’s Leadership Day was developed to connect established women leaders and emerging women leaders.

2017 Honorary Chairs:

Meet these women leaders at Women’s Leadership Day.

Lisa Aurilio
Chief Operating Officer, Akron Children’s Hospital

Halle Jones Capers, P.E.
Senior Vice President of Operations and Manager of Transportation, G. Stephens Construction

Elaine Harlin
Retired President & CEO, Child Guidance & Family Solutions

Billi Copeland King
Director, Summa Health Equity Center
Attorney at Billi Copeland King, Law Office

Sue Lacy
President, ConxusNEO

Jolene Lane
Chief Diversity Officer, University of Akron

Allyson V. Lee
Head Start/Early Head Start Director Akron Summit Community Action, Inc.

Kirsten M. Lino
Business Banking Team Leader, Huntington National Bank

Judge Kathryn Michael
Akron Municipal Court

Angelina Milo, CPA
Officer, Meaden

Rev. Sandy Selby
Pastor, Furnace Street Ministry

Robin R. Shabazz
Senior Vice President, Human Resources North American Operations, Signet Jewelers

Carla Sibley
Director of Community Relations, Akron Public Schools

Veronica R. Sims
Akron City Councilwoman-At-Large

Rachel M. Telegdy
Executive Director, American Red Cross of Summit, Portage and Medina Counties

Ebony Yeboah
Vice President, Corporate Secretary & Chief Ethics Officer, FirstEnergy