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3 Ways to Attract More Women to STEM

A feeling of belonging is one of the strongest predictors of a female being attracted to a STEM career.

Read this enlightening article written by Athena member, Merrilyn Datta - Chief Commercial Officer of Definiens, and reprinted from Entrepreneur Magazine

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Women in Tech Track Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO — Ellen Pao spent the last few years spotlighting the technology industry’s lack of diversity, in court and beyond. Erica Baker caused a stir at Google when she started a spreadsheet last year for employees to share their salaries, highlighting the pay disparities between those of different genders doing the same job. Laura I. Gómez founded a start-up focused on improving diversity in the hiring process.

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Pinnacle Awards Photos

Athena promotes professional growth for women executives and rising managers in science and technology. This year's event brought together over 600 people to recognize and celebrate leaders in STEM and the organizations that have made significant contributions to supporting women in these vital roles.

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Athena Appoints New Executive Director, Board Members

SAN DIEGO – March 2, 2016 — Athena San Diego has appointed Cheryl K. Goodman as Executive Director effective March 1, 2016. Goodman, a former Qualcomm executive and serial founder/co-founder, has been an active member of Athena since 2008, co-chairing and moderating Athena’s flagship program, Signature Series.

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Men Who Champion Women Event Photos

Check out photos from our Signature Series event: Men Who Champion Women & the ROI of Diversity. The panel discussed how male executives are championing inclusion culture for both social and fiscal benefits.

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Men Who Champion Women & The ROI of Diversity

Athena and title sponsor, Qualcomm host a Signature Series Event, Men Who Champion Women, on February 18, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at Qualcomm’s Irwin M. Jacobs Lecture Hall.

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Advancing Women Leaders - Navrina Singh

Navrina Singh
Director of Product Management,
Qualcomm

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Advancing Women Leaders - Allison Alberts

Allison Alberts, Ph.D.
Chief Conservation and Research Officer, 
San Diego Zoo Global

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