Celebrating 20 Years of Athena | Experience Empowerment


Athena’s Annual Pinnacle Awards Gala is celebrating its 20th year of production on May 3, from 5 - 9 pm, at the Hyatt La Jolla. Over 600 leaders in science, technology and business gather to honor those who excel in the recognition, promotion, and mentorship of women in STEM. The Pinnacle Awards is a staple of Southern California's technology and life science sectors, showcasing the best in class for those individuals and organizations advancing women in STEM. Pinnacle Scholarships are also awarded to five remarkable graduating high school seniors to promote the pipeline of our next set of aspiring women in STEM leaders. 

Awards Presented in 7 Categories:

  1. Individual in Life Sciences
  2. Individual in Technology
  3. Individual in Services
  4. Individual in Education
  5. Company/Organization
  6. Biotech Startup  
  7. Tech Startup 
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