Bonnie Benkula of UTMB Health was named the 2012 recipient of the League City Chamber of Commerce’s ATHENA Leadership Award on Wednesday, May 9.
Founded nearly 30 years ago, ATHENA International is a women’s leadership organization that supports, develops and honors women leaders through the programs it administers. ATHENA’s flagship program, the ATHENA Leadership Award® Program, has honored over 6000 women leaders from hundreds of cities and eight countries since its inception in 1982. The award’s rich history, international scope and emphasis on mentorship make this award unique and amongst the most prestigious leadership awards one can receive. Bonnie was recognized as the recipient of the Athena Award, from a group of seven nominees, at a luncheon sponsored by the League City Chamber of Commerce.