Athena Events & Programs

Great Leaders Never Stop Learning & Evolving

Athena hosts over 25 programs a year on topics from soft skills to cutting-edge technology. Featuring renowned industry leaders, experts and entrepreneurs, each unique Athena program is strategically designed to foster career advancement and leadership development. From "Talk Like TED," a program on powerful presentation skills featuring a TEDx Talks speech coach, to the Athena IoT Summit, connected leaders and current topics collide to create a lineup of can't-miss events. 


Don't miss these upcoming events!        

Partner Event: Wealth Steps Financial Wellness Online Workshop

Athena is partnering with Wealth Steps to provide a complimentary financial wellness program to all members. 


I. Wednesday, August 16th (12:00 pm & 6:00 pm) – Step 1: Introduction & Protecting Today 

II. Thursday, September 14th (12:00 pm & 6:00 pm) – Step 2: World Class Savings 

III. Thursday, October 12th – Step 3: Life Event Funding 

IV. Tuesday, November 14th – Step 4: Living Debt Free 

Location Online here
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Signature Series Presents: Future Proof Your Business: anticipate and adapt to the changing world of work

It is no secret the world of business is rapidly changing as a result of the ever growing influence of technology, millennials entering the work force and the era of baby boomers slowing exiting. Staying ahead of the business curve will ensure you are ready to take on these undeniable but exciting transformations ahead.

Date/ Time Tuesday, September 5th, from 5:30 to 8:00 PM
Location Qualcomm, 5505 Morehouse Dr, San Diego, CA 92121
Cost $40. Sponsored members are free with complimentary code. 
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Wisdom Ignited Workshop: Break the Fundraising Glass Ceiling

Last year, female entrepreneurs only raised $1.5B versus $58.2B by male entrepreneurs (according to Pitchbook). There are countless theories as to why this is the case. Some say women are simply not taken as seriously as men by investors. Others argue the results and track record matter more to investors than gender.

Date/ Time Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM 
Location TBD
Cost Members: $40
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Missed A Previous Event?

Pinnacle 2017 - Did you miss Pinnacle 2017? Click here for summary of the evening described as "a new standard in awards ceremonies"! View the photos

MentorFest 2016 - Everyone wants a mentor. Watch the video 

Future Proof Your Career - A panel of experts address how technology will impact career paths and how to be future-proof to coming changes. Read the Blog Post and See the Photos

Men Who Champion Women - a dynamic panel discussion hosted by Qualcomm and featuring Monica Marquez (Ernst & Young), Steven Stall (Rockwell Automation), and Dan Movens (Cardinal Health), and moderated by Will Marre. Watch the video