Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014
Profiles in Diversity Journal® announced the winners of its 13th annual Women Worth Watching® awards and Helene Lollis, president of Pathbuilders, was among the prestigious group of recipients for 2015. The winners are featured in the publication’s September/October 2014 issue.
The winners of Women Worth Watching were nominated by their employees based on their potential, passion and positive influence inside and outside the workplace. The Women Worth Watching issue features the winners’ first-person accounts of lessons learned during their careers and can be found in the magazine’s print and online editions.
“Each year, we have been humbled by the achievements of the women we profile and inspired by the message they send to the next generation of achievers,” said James R. Rector, founder, CEO & publisher of Profiles in Diversity Journal. Award winners are asked what their advice to young women professionals would be and Lollis stated, “There simply is no substitute for hard work, curiosity, or conscientiousness. Young women who perform at a high level and continue to ask for opportunities position themselves to move forward in their organizations.”
Pathbuilders is an organization that partners with clients to develop top-tier talent through mentoring and leadership development, with special expertise in developing high-potential women. Lollis guides strategic direction and program development, provides high-level partnership with clients, and represents Pathbuilders in the community. She is frequently invited to speak on the topics of mentoring, women in the workplace and career planning.
Extremely active in the community, Lollis chairs the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Georgia; she serves on the Board of Directors of the Metro Atlanta Chamber, Board of Trustees for Leadership Atlanta and the board of advisors for the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Women’s Leadership Forum, among others. She was recognized as a Business to Business Woman of Excellence honoree in 2012, a POW! Purposeful Woman in 2010 and 2007, and received the Guiding Star Award from Emory’s Executive Women of Goizueta.
Women Worth Watching has featured nine women since its first award in 2002 who are now CEOs in Fortune 1000 organizations. Profiles in Diversity Journal is a bimonthly magazine that works to promote diversity and stimulate organizational change by showcasing visionary leadership and committed individuals. More information on Women Worth Watching is available at diversityjournal.com and womenworthwatching.com.
About Pathbuilders Inc.
Pathbuilders transforms top talent into high-impact leaders who move business forward. Through customized programming, Pathbuilders leverages a model that effectively combines mentoring, educational workshops, and interactive peer exchange to accelerate the career growth of individuals and directly contribute to the bottom-line success of client organizations. Pathbuilders was founded in 1995 with a unique focus on developing the potential of high-performing women and creating gender-diverse leadership teams. Today, Pathbuilders leverages the corporate experience of its team to develop impactful developmental experiences for high-potential women and men in forward-thinking organizations. Pathbuilders has worked with nearly 4,000 professionals from more than 400 client organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, colleges and universities, and government agencies. More information can be found at http://www.Pathbuilders.com on LinkedIn and Twitter @Pathbuilders.
About Profiles in Diversity Journal
Profiles in Diversity Journal® is a bimonthly magazine dedicated to promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the corporate, government, nonprofit, higher education, and military sectors. For more than 16 years, the publication has helped to stimulate organizational change by showcasing the visionary leadership, innovative programs, and committed individuals that are making it happen. For more information, visit http://www.diversityjournal.com.