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16th Annual Women’s Leadership Day Luncheon

August 1 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

$30.00 - $85.00
Join Us on August 1st at the 16th Annual ATHENA Akron Women’s Leadership Day Lunch

Join several hundred established and emerging women leaders to celebrate ATHENA Akron’s 2024 Women’s Leadership Day on August 1, 2024. This event provides a venue for emerging women leaders to gain valuable information about leadership from established women leaders.

As an established woman leader in our community, please invite an emerging woman leader to join you for lunch to meet, mentor, and celebrate as we participate in discussions about our leadership journeys.

Sara Shookman, Founder of Storyglow Studio and 2023 Young Professional Leadership Award Recipient, will emcee the event. Judge Joy Malek Oldfield, Judge for the Summit County Common Pleas Court and 2021 Leadership Award Finalist Honoree, will present the keynote welcome.

Welcome to our 2024 Honorary Chairs!

Elizabeth Blickle, President, OKSK

Marie Brilmyer, Partner, Assurance, Cohen & Company

Radha Bodapati, Ph.D., Manager, Needs Assessment and Program Evaluation, Asian Services in Action

Holly Brugh, Assistant Superintendent, Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board

Moriah Cheatham Williams, Attorney, Lewis Brisbois

Jane Christyson, Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of North East Ohio

Amber Crowe, Magistrate, Summit County Juvenile Court

Jan Davis, Ward 4 Council Representative, Akron City Council

Louise DiLullo, Director of Capital Campaign and Major Gifts, Humane Society of Summit County

Judge Jill Flagg Lanzinger, Judge, Ninth District Court of Appeals

Rachel Huffman, Owner/Director/Educator, Martell School of Dance

Dr. Sara Hume, Professor and Curator, Kent State University Museum

Pastor Linda Coleman Isaiah, Founder and President, LCI Ministries

Bonnie Jensen, Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, Summa Health

Lia Jones, Senior Vice President and Senior Fiduciary Strategist, Key Private Bank

Sierjie Lash, Captain, Akron Fire Department

Orzella Matherson, Director of Education and Community Outreach, Akron Symphony

Elizabeth Mayer, Partner, Marketing and Digital Commerce, The Partnering Group

Denise Moore, Captain, Springfield Township Police Department

Aiesha Motley, Vice President, Equity and Inclusion, Walsh Jesuit High School

Anita Murphy, Chief Executive Officer, Onebridge Center

Dr. Fedearia Nicholson-Sweval, Vice Provost for Student Pathways, Dean of the Williams Honors College, The University of Akron

Lynda Nowak, Senior Vice President, Regional Banking Market Director, Greater Akron Canton Region, Huntington National Bank

Jacqui Ricchiuti, Chief Executive Officer, Keep Akron Beautiful

Bev Shaffer, Food and Drink Reporter and the Published Author of Eight Cookbooks, The Repository | Gannett | USA Today Network

Judge Jennifer Towell, Judge, Summit County Court of Common Pleas

Alexandra Houser Vukoder, Chief Advancement and Communications Officer, Akron Art Museum

Thank you to our Premier Sponsors!


August 1
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
$30.00 - $85.00


House Three Thirty
532 West Market Street
Akron, OH 44303 United States


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