Connecting Women in STEM for nearly 20 years

Congratulations to our winners and everyone who has made a contribution in STEM

Individual in Life Science
 Sabrina Johnson
CEO & Founder, Daré Bioscience/ CFO, California Institute for Biomedical Research
Individual in Education
 Pamela Cosman, Ph.D. 
Professor, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, UC San Diego
Individual in Technology
 Nina Smith
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Casualty Solutions, Mitchell International
Individual in Service
 Nancy Hong, Ph.D.
Managing Director, RiverVest Venture Partners
Company/ Organization
 Mitchell International
Life Science Start Up
Technology Start-Up
  Coin Up


And mark your calendars for the 20th Annual Pinnacle Awards - May 3rd, 2018!

View all Pinnacle nominees


Women in traditionally-male dominated industries face unique challenges in their rise to the top. Athena connects leaders in STEM as the premiere professional organization for women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. 

Athena fosters professional growth through educational events, network access, and complimentary peer mentoring programs that address the unique business issues and challenges women in STEM face.  


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Create meaningful & lasting networks

At Athena, members connect, collaborate & create opportunities for professional success.

Members have exclusive complimentary access to FEW (Forum of Executive Women) - the only formal mentoring match-up program.

As a non-profit, Athena's success is driven by providing connections, access and resources women need.

Athena is an influential group of women who bring their minds, networks, experiences and insights to support each other in professional leadership and education.

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Support & 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.

And 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.

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