The Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada named Ruth Furman, principal and owner of ImageWords Communications, as one of the top nominees for the International Women’s Leadership Athena Award.
The Athena International Awards is the main annual award fundraiser for the nonprofit Women’s Chamber. The ceremony will run Sept. 27 at The Stirling Club, 2827 Paradise Road.
The chamber will grant Athena Awards for international women’s leadership; young professional leadership; nonprofit organization and legacy entertainment performing arts and media.
Joining Furman as International Women’s Leadership Award nominees are Your Marketing Liaison’s Ginger Allen, Comprehensive Cancer Centers surgeon Souzan El-Eid, Nevada Public Radio’s Flo Rogers, Carrie Simpson of Everywhere Managed LLC. and Nevada State Bank’s Rita Vaswani.
Furman’s company offers a full spectrum of public relations, communications and marketing services, including writing and editing, social media advising and media relations.
The Athena Awards will start with a VIP Champagne reception at 11:15 a.m. in The Veranda Room; lunch and the awards program will follow at 11:45 a.m.
Visit www.womenschamberofnevada.org for details on this year’s Athena Awards.