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!    

Pinnacle’s Exclusive 2017 VIP Wine Reception- Private, Invitation Only Event

Athena invites all nominees for the Pinnacle award to honor the amazing work and achievements they have made in STEM. This high powered networking event will allow nominees to mix and mingle with one another, as well as the Athena Board Members and sponsors.

Date / Time Thursday, March 30th, 2017, 5:30 - 8:30 PM

Center for Creative Leadership

3377 N Torrey Pines Ct #300, La Jolla CA, 92037

Cost We welcome all nominees free of charge
  Learn more About Pinnacles VIP Wine Reception


Wisdom Ignited: Members Only Workshop- Ascend: The 6 Essential Practices of High Performing Leaders

Learn from acclaimed Leadership Consultant Kelli McCauley about the 6 Essential Practices of High Performing Leaders, followed by a deep dive on practice #4 - master high stakes negotiations. Members only event.


Tuesday, April 4th, 5:30-8:00 PM



10646 Science Center Dr
San Diego California, 92121

Cost  Members Only -$50
  Learn More or Register for this program


Life Science Special Interest Group Happy Hour

Enjoy a wonderful happy hour with great conversation, drinks, and the opportunity to meet fellow Athena life science-focused members. 

Date/Time Thursday, April 13, 2017 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Farmer & Seahorse Restaurant

10996 Torreyana Rd, La Jolla CA, 92121

Cost Free for Members and Non-Members
  Learn more or Register for the Life Science Happy Hour


Save the Date: 2017 Pinnacle Awards

Date/Time Thursday, May 4th 5:00 - 9:00 PM

Hyatt Regency, La Jolla 

3777 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla CA, 92122

  Learn More, Donate or Reserve a place at the 19th Annual Pinnacle Awards


Missed A Previous Event?

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