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.
Chief Operating Officer, Akron Children’s Hospital
Halle Jones Capers, P.E.
Senior Vice President of Operations and Manager of Transportation, G. Stephens Construction
Retired President & CEO, Child Guidance & Family Solutions
Billi Copeland King
Director, Summa Health Equity Center
Attorney at Billi Copeland King, Law Office
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
Rev. Sandy Selby
Pastor, Furnace Street Ministry
Robin R. Shabazz
Senior Vice President, Human Resources North American Operations, Signet Jewelers
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
Vice President, Corporate Secretary & Chief Ethics Officer, FirstEnergy