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Athena Foundation Leadership

The Athena Foundation is represented by an active Board of Directors comprised of Athena members and former Athena Directors committed to nurturing and supporting the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering and math.

The Foundation Board of Directors establishes fundraising strategy, maintains the integrity of the Pinnacle Scholarship Awards, and ensures the scholarship recipients are continuing on their designated path of study in STEM. A representative of the Athena Foundation also sits on the Athena Board of Directors.

Foundation Board Officers

Lynne Friedmann Athena Foundation PresidentPresident

Lynne Friedmann

Friedmann Communications


Sue Ebner

Ebner Consults


Athena Foundation Board of Directors

Helen Adams Athena Foundation Board MemberHelen Adams

Managing Partner,
Haskell & White

June Chocheles

Chocheles Consulting Group


Brenda Gelber Athena Foundation Board Member

Brenda Gebler

Gebler Consulting Group

Vicki Marion Athena Foundation Board Member

Vicki Marion

The Marion Group

Amy Romaker Athena Foundation Board Member

Amy Romaker

Director of Client Service,
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

 Gwen Rosenberg

Vice President of Global Corporate Communications, Integrated DNA Technologies

Sara Zaknoen

Strategic Oncology Drug Development Consultant, Zed Strategic Consulting