Apr 29, 2010 5:23 PM

Cindy Fowler honored with Athena Award

The Colorado Springs Chamber Of Commerce announced the winner of the Athena Award Thursday afternoon at a luncheon held in conjunction with their Women in Business conference at the Broadmoor.

The Award was presented to Cindy Fowler of Colorado Springs. "Cindy encompasses all that the Athena Award represents," says Stephannie Finley, President of Governmental Affairs at The Chamber. Fowler has been affiliated with OfficeScapes for eleven years where she combines business and community. She has served in numerous leadership roles both professionally and in the volunteer sector mentoring many other women along the way. Fowler has served as the Chair of the Chamber's Women in Business Council as a role model developing quality educational programs for the development of professional women. She serves on the Advisory board of the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at UCCS. Her role as a trainer for job fairs has assisted women graduate students in skills related to the work force.

Other nominees this year were:

  • Sallie Clark El Paso County Commissioner
  • Diane Price President & CEO, The Child Nursery Centers, Inc.
  • Beth Roalstad Executive Director of The Women's Resource Agency, and Board Chair for the Center for Nonprofit Excellence
  • B.J. Scott, President & CEO, Peak Vista Community Health Centers and Executive Director of Peak Vista Community Health Centers Foundation
  • Sandi Yukman General Manager for Human Resources for Colorado Springs Utilities, and Board Chair of Child Nursery Centers

The ATHENA Award is given to a woman community leader who best exemplifies three factors: mentoring -- assisting women in reaching their full leadership potential -- business accomplishment and community service. Five confidential judges score each nominee. Results go to the Chamber and the scores are blind-calculated to determine the Athena recipient.




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