Athena celebrates and supports our past Pinnacle winners 

Past Pinnacle Award Winners

 

2016 Winners 

INDIVIDUAL IN LIFE SCIENCES
Camille Newton, MD
President
PureWick 

INDIVIDUAL IN EDUCATION
Lauren Lek
Head of School
Academy of Our Lady of Peace 

INDIVIDUAL IN TECHNOLOGY
Tricia Ward
Senior Associate
Booz Allen Hamilton 

INDIVIDUAL IN SERVICES
Elizabeth Altman
Managing Partner
KPMG LLP 

2015 Winners

INDIVIDUAL IN LIFE SCIENCES
Allison Alberts, Ph.D.
Chief Conservation and Research Officer
San Diego Zoo Global

INDIVIDUAL IN EDUCATION
Erika Aranguré
Project Coordinator
San Diego Workforce Partnership

INDIVIDUAL IN TECHNOLOGY
Navrina Singh
Head of Qualcomm ImpaQt
Qualcomm Labs, Inc.

INDIVIDUAL IN SERVICES
Silvia Mah, Ph.D.
Co-Founder/CEO
Hera Labs

COMPANY/ORGANIZATION
Barney & Barney Insurance Services LLC, a division of Marsh & McLennan Agency, LLC

2014 Winners 

INDIVIDUAL IN LIFE SCIENCES
Saundra Pelletier
CEO
WomanCare Global

INDIVIDUAL IN EDUCATION
Karen Overklift
Program Director
San Diego Science Alliance – BE WiSE

INDIVIDUAL IN TECHNOLOGY
Georgia Griffiths
President/CEO
G2 Software Systems, Inc.

INDIVIDUAL IN SERVICES
Shavon Lindley
Co-Founder/CEO
Women Evolution

COMPANY/ORGANIZATION
UCSD, mystartupxx

2013 Winners

INDIVIDUAL IN LIFE SCIENCES
Connie Matsui
Retired
Biogen Idec

INDIVIDUAL IN EDUCATION
Saura Naderi
Founder, myLab, Calit2
UC San Diego

INDIVIDUAL IN TECHNOLOGY
Barbara Noerenberg
VP, Corporate Research & Development
Qualcomm

INDIVIDUAL IN SERVICES
Gaylene Xanthopoulos
President
The Leadership Edge

COMPANY/ORGANIZATION
Sanford Rose Associates – San Diego

2012 Winners 

INDIVIDUAL IN LIFE SCIENCE
Marcea Bland Lloyd, J.D.
Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel
Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

INDIVIDUAL IN EDUCATION
Gabriele Wienhausen, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Education
UC San Diego

INDIVIDUAL IN TECHNOLOGY
Adriana Vela
Founder & President
NanoTecNexus

INDIVIDUAL IN SERVICES
Tamera Weisser, Ph.D., J.D.
Of Counsel
Jones Day

COMPANY/ORGANIZATION
PwC

2011 Winners

INDIVIDUAL IN LIFE SCIENCES
June Komar
Corporate Executive Vice President of Strategy & Administration
Scripps Health

INDIVIDUAL IN EDUCATION
Barbara Sawrey
Assoc. Vice Chancellor of Undergraduate Education, Academic Affairs
UCSD

INDIVIDUAL IN TECHNOLOGY
Aurelia Flores
Senior Counsel
SAIC

INDIVIDUAL IN SERVICES
Trindl Reeves
Chief Sales Officer/Principal
Barney & Barney LLC

COMPANY/ORGANIZATION
Sony Electronics, Inc.

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