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ABOUT ATHENA WIN

Founded in Lansing under the original principles of ATHENA International to support, develop and honor women leaders while inspiring and encouraging women to achieve their full potential, ATHENA WIN (Women’s Interest Network) is a collaborative effort to provide a support system for professional women in the Greater Lansing area. We focus on offering information, support and opportunity to women in business, whether it is advice on getting started or assistance stepping up to the next level.

Our organization offers:

  • Events created and supported by our members 
  • Quarterly programs featuring business leaders
  • Unique networking opportunities
  • Access to the most influential women in Mid-Michigan
  • Business Showcasing

ATHENA QUOTES

ATHENA WIN BOARD

Leslie Batchelor | Sparrow | Chair

Deb Horak | Gud Marketing | Past Chair

Amy McNamara | Mercantile Bank | Vice Chair

Jessica Fleet | Maner Costerisan | Treasurer 

Breina Pugh | Lansing Board of Water and Light | Secretary

Joy Meade | PNC

Brenda Geoghegan | The Huntington Private Bank

Cathy Zell | Lansing Community College Foundation

Ashlee Willis | Michigan Premier Events

*Sarah Bakken | Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, Talent Development Manager

ATHENA WIN EVENTS AND RESOURCES

Upcoming Events

ATHENA WIN offers monthly networking and business education events with our Girls Night Out and Professional Growth and Development series.

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Executive Connections

ATHENA WIN offers an exciting program geared toward professional development, leadership, mentorship and making connections: “Executive Connections.”

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Resources For Women

These resources will help women leaders who want to strengthen their leadership skills, accelerate their career growth, and advance their impact.

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BECOME AN ATHENA WIN MEMBER TODAY!

At ATHENA WIN, we find power in our unity. We are a dynamic group of professional women determined to equip other women in mid-Michigan with the tools, information and connections they need to succeed in their careers.

Our members come from a wide range of fields – including small businesses, nonprofits, corporations and public organizations – and from every career level. We offer scholarships, provide leadership forums and give much-deserved recognition to our members to keep them empowered and on-track to realize their full potential.

Are you a professional woman looking to grow your small business, cultivate your leadership skills or take your career to the next level? ATHENA WIN can help.

Thank you to our Illuminate Members

Thank you to our Ignite Members

Thank you to our Spark Members