CQ Strategic Marketing Managing Director, Jackie Cook has been nominated for the ATHENA International Leadership Award, hosted by Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce.
Jackie who founded CQ Strategic Marketing nearly 8 years ago has been nominated for her voluntary work supporting other women in business and as a mentor with the Chartered Insititute of Marketing (CIM), being part of the team that set up the senior leaders networking group The Lyons Den, promoting careers in STEM and providing work experience placements to many young people through her involvement with The work-wise Foundation and Get up to Speed with STEM event.
Jackie said “I am extremely honoured to have been nominated for the ATHENA International Leadership award and am looking forward to spending time with the other amazing nominees at the International Women’s Day event in March. I greatly admire some of the women I know who are previous honorees and recipients of this award and am very proud to be considered.”
“As a woman working in the still very male dominated manufacturing sector, inspiring, supporting and developing Women in STEM is something I am passionate about and I working on a number of initiatives at the moment which will reinforce the ATHENA values to Live Authentically, Learn Constantly, Advocate Fiercely, Act Courageously, Foster Collaboration, Build Relationship, Give Back and Celebrate.”
The ATHENA awards are celebrated world-wide and the Sheffield City Region is the only place in the United Kingdom that host these awards. ATHENA International’s vision is to ‘Create a balance in leadership worldwide by supporting, developing and honouring women leaders and those that inspire them to reach their full potential’. Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber are holding an International Women’s Day event on Friday 6th March at Tankersley Manor, Barnsley where the recipients will be announced. To find out more about the event and book your place https://www.brchamber.co.uk/event/international-womens-day-athena-international-awards-2020/