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ATHENA Award for Continuing Education (ACE)

The ATHENA Award for Continuing Education (ACE) supports women developing their capacity for leadership in our community by pursuing additional education. The ATHENA ACE will be awarded to one or more women who demonstrate the qualities promoted by the ATHENA International program: excellence, creativity and initiative in her profession, valuable service by contributing time and energy to her community, and assistance to other women in reaching their full potential.

ELIGIBILITY: This award is open to women at least 25 years of age or older who are residents of Eastern Ontario County, Seneca or Yates Counties and are or will be enrolled in an educational program by September 30, 2014. The educational program may be a formal secondary education (college) program or any certification or training program (including a GED) that is necessary for the woman to advance in her career or pursue her stated career goal.


25 and above


Females only