The ATHENA Leadership Award Breakfast, organized by the Harford Community College Foundation, will begin with Networking at 7:30 a.m., with the program starting at 8 a.m.
Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, the first female publisher of The Daily Record, will be the keynote speaker.
Two awards will be presented at the breakfast.
The first, the ATHENA Leadership Award, will be presented to an exemplary leader who has achieved excellence in business or profession, served the community in a meaningful way and assisted women to achieve their full leadership potential.
A new award will be presented at this year's breakfast. The ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award will be presented for the first time to an emerging leader age 40 or under. Tickets should be purchased by February 17 by visiting harford.edu/ATHENA.
Proceeds from the ATHENA Leadership Award Breakfast help to fund the ATHENA Leadership Scholarship. Valued at $1,000, the scholarship is awarded to a female adult returning to college who exemplifies professionalism and commitment to the community. The recipient must be a Harford County resident, enrolled at least half time (six-plus credits) with a minimum 3.0 GPA.