Connecting women in STEM for 20 years 

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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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, 2018No other applications will be accepted and nominations 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

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Create meaningful and lasting networks

At Athena, members connect, collaborate and 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 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.

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