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  • Women's Leadership Coalition

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  • Women’s Leadership Coalition (WLC) is a networking and professional development program established by the Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce.

    The purpose of the WLC is to provide a welcoming environment for women executives to cultivate relationships and build their networks.

    We would like to personally invite you to join this energizing group!

    WLC Members are Pickerington Area Chamber members whose unique abilities empower those whom they touch. They are dynamic women who together develop practical solutions based on innovative ideas woven with life experiences.


    • Educate
    • Mentor
    • Advocate
    • Build Relationships
    • Encourage
    • Inspire
    • Support
    • ​Enhance Self-Knowledge

      As part of the Women's Leadership Coalition, each year we celebrate "A Day of ATHENA", where a leadership workshop is held and the ATHENA Awards are presented in the categories of Youth ATHENA, Emerging ATHENA, and the ATHENA Leadership Award.  

      ATHENA Nominations are now open through Friday, July 13th (Sept. 7th for the Youth).  Click below to download a nomination form.

    ​​Over the years, we have had many dynamic women receive this Award and we are thrilled to share the list with you!

  • ATHENA Award Recipients ATHENA Award Recipients

    1998  Helen L. Mayle

    1999  Joyce Bushman

    2000  Charlotte Akers

    2001  Barbara Freeman

    2002  Marian Reitano

    2003  Debbie Marullo

    2004  Dr. Leigh Atkinson

    2010  Dr. Karen Mantia

    2011  Jodi Wilson

    2012  Dr. Candice Thomas-Maddox

    2013  Suellen Goldsberry

    2014  Rita Ricketts

    2015  Margaret “Peg” Tobin

    2016  Kristy Good-Bath

    2017  Alison Forche 

    2018   Cheryl Ricketts

  • Emerging ATHENA Emerging ATHENA

    2013  Jayme Gates

    2014  Jen Dear

    2015  Maria Manzo

    2016  Dr. Afshan Sultan

    2017  Michele Cook

    2018   Keisha Smith

  • Youth ATHENA Youth ATHENA

    2013  Emily James

    2014  Shayna Fowler

    2015  Shaili Kothari

    2016  Emma Newell

    2017  Taylor Thompson

    2018    Lauren Norwood