Four Quad City community leaders recently were named 2020 ATHENA Award finalists by Women Lead Change. The organization also named this year’s Male Champion of Change Award winner.

The ATHENA Award is presented to an individual who demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in her business or profession, who provides valuable service by contributing time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community, and who actively assists women in realizing their full leadership potential.

The Male Champion for Change Award recognizes a local male leader who is working to build a gender-equal community and who is willing to step up, work together, listen, learn and lead with action.

ATHENA finalists are:

  • Trish Tague Burnett
  • Heidi Huiskamp Collins
  • Rene Gellerman
  • Jan Pomije

Male Champion of Change Award winner:
  • James Von Maur
The 2020 ATHENA Awards luncheon will take place at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 5 at Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf. Register online.