Welcome to Athena 

As the voice of women in STEM leadership, Athena is privileged to serve as the home for all those determined to accelerate their professional ambitions and perform at their highest levels, not doing it alone, but rather together, in lock step.

Athena serves a member portfolio of 600+ individual members and corporate sponsors helping to change our society and the world through STEM. Fundamentally, these women and women advocates enter Athena's member community to experience empowerment. This year marks Athena's 20th Anniversary of empowering women in STEM through its executive leadership forums, its educational and mentoring programs and the targeted networking that all feed into the grand vision of Athena's founders for cultivating a powerful coalition that endures.

 

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Pinnacle Awards Nominations Are Open

Athena is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Pinnacle Awards. All forms must be completed online, and submitted by March 9, 2018Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Nominations are being accepted for the following categories: Individuals in Life Sciences, Technology, Services, or Education; Company/Organization; Biotechnology Start-Up; Technology Start-Up

Nominations Instructions and Forms

 

Purchase a Pinnacle Table or Ticket

Reserve your spot at Athena's 2018 Pinnacle Awards Gala, taking place on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla. Purchases can be made for full or half tables, or individual seats.

Purchase a table or seat
 

Become a Member

Create meaningful and lasting networks

Access executive leadership initiatives, educational and mentoring programs and targeted networking. These programs will empower you to accelerate your professional ambitions and to perform at your highest levels. Experience Empowerment - Join Athena.  

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Member Benefits

Become a Sponsor

Support and advance leaders in STEM

Connect with the top talent in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

Enhance the development of your company's female managers and executives.

Demonstrate your support for diversity in the workplace by aligning your company with the organization that empowers, educates and elevates women in STEM.

Help pave the way for the next generation of STEM professionals by funding the Athena Pinnacle Scholarships, awarded annually to outstanding high school senior women.

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities
Pinnacle Sponsorship Opportunities