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San Diego Startup Week: Women in Biotech

San Diego Startup Week: Women in Biotech

Athena San Diego led the discussion surrounding women in biotechnology during recent Start Up Week programming. The panel represented a diverse group of experiences and was comprised of four local women CEOs: Magda Marquet, Stephanie Hsieh, Lori Yang, and Claire Weston, with moderation by Athena Executive Director Cheryl Goodman

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Lessons in Reaching Board Leadership from Debra Reed, CEO, Sempra Energy

On November 17th, I attended the 2020 Women on Boards Luncheon at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center in Los Angeles.  I found my way to my table that was very much on the periphery and I wondered if I would even be able to hear the keynote by Debra Reed, CEO of Sempra Energy, from where I sat. 

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Athena Pinnacle Awards Press Release

Athena Draws 600 + Champions in Life Science, Technology, and Academics on April 28th at Manchester Grand Hyatt, Downtown San Diego 

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Athena Presents the 2016 Pinnacle Award Nominees

Athena’s mission is to promote professional growth for women executives and rising managers in science and technology. Each year, we recognize and celebrate the women and the organizations that have made significant contributions to STEM and to supporting the women in these vital roles. Awards are given to an organization that has made significant inroads for the personal and professional growth of women in STEM industries. We also recognize individual achievements in life sciences, technology, education, as well as the service providers who support these sectors.

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Pinnacle Scholarship Winners 2016

Athena Pinnacle Scholarships Awarded to Extraordinary High School Women at the 2016 Pinnacle Gala

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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 & 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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