The ATHENA International mission encourages women to live authentically, learn constantly, build relationships, foster collaboration, act courageously, advocate fiercely, and give back to the community. This event acknowledges woman leaders who embody the ATHENA International Mission and Vision. Join us to award and honor our recipients and nominees of the ATHENA Leadership Award, Young Professional Award, and the Organizational Award.
ATHENA Guest Speaker, Richele Floyd: Richele Floyd is the Director of Scholarships at the Aerospace Center for Excellence located at the Lakeland Linder International Airport. The main focus of her position is to engage, educate, and accelerate the next generation of aerospace professionals. Richele’s experience includes a B.S. in Civil Engineering, teaching certificates in Math and Science, and Certified Flight Instructor rating. Most recently, she was the acting Pilot in Command of the Lady Ace’s Air Race Classic team. Other attributes on Richele’s resume include, commercial pilot certificate with an instrument rating, FAA Part 107 sUAS certificate, portfolio of STEM and aerospace curriculum, and conglomeration of professional memberships.