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JUNE 30 | 4-6pm PST join us for Athena's

LIFTING WHILE CLIMBING SUMMIT

& 23rd ANNUAL PINNACLE AWARDS

LIFTING WHILE CLIMBING FOUNDING MEMBERS

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Congratulations to our 2021
Pinnacle Nominees & Diversity Champions

Fortuna Arumemi
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Fortuna Arumemi

Senior Inside Sales Representative

Codex DNA

Deb Barrett
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Deb Barrett

VP & Chief Compliance Officer

Qualcomm

Maureen Booth
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Maureen Booth

Compliance Manager, Women Employee Resource Group Leader

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Kimbra Brookstein
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Kimbra Brookstein

Staff Program Manager, Tech Women @ Intuit

Intuit

Cynthia Burzell
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Cynthia Burzell

Founder and CSO

Aequor Inc

Aliza Carpio
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Aliza Carpio

Principal Tech Evangelist - Intuit Tech Culture

Intuit

Merrilyn Datta
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Merrilyn Datta

Vice President of Corporate Marketing and Ecommerce

Illumina

Anila Dhokia
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Anila Dhokia

Chief Audit Executive

Illumina

Catherine Eng
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Catherine Eng

Co-Founder

Design Code Build & Our Worlds, Inc.

Kendall Gassner
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Kendall Gassner

Software Engineer 2

Intuit

Brittany Heath
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Brittany Heath

Director, Clinical Operations

Artemis Institute for Clinical Research

Illumina
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Illumina

Janina Jeff
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Janina Jeff

Sr Bioinformatics Scientist

Illumina

Rebecca Jones
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Rebecca Jones

Director, Corporate Legal

NuVasive

Ami Lau
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Ami Lau

Director of Operations

Reveal Biosciences

Tanya Llera DeLong
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Tanya Llera DeLong

Director, Quality Assurance

Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc.

Aviva McPherron
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Aviva McPherron

Chief Information Officer

NuVasive

Shawnnah Monterrey
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Shawnnah Monterrey

Chief Executive Officer

BeanStock Ventures

Hilda Mwangi
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Hilda Mwangi

Research Communications & Operations Lead

Takeda

Jamie Padilla
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Jamie Padilla

Engineer I

Sempra Energy

Carmen Rene
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Carmen Rene

Vice President, Finance & Corporate Controller

Prescient Medicine, Inc.

Debra Rosen
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Debra Rosen

President

North San Diego Business Chamber

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)
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San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)

Lauren Shipp
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Lauren Shipp

Science Educator

Biocom Institute

Britt Styr
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Britt Styr

CEO

Britech

Charity Williams
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Charity Williams

Partner

Cooley LLP

Tiana Austel
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Tiana Austel

Specialist, Corporate Citizenship

Illumina

Rebecca Beattie
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Rebecca Beattie

Chief Executive Officer

LaunchBio Inc.

Kara Bortone
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Kara Bortone

Senior Director

Johnson & Johnson - Janssen Business Development

Loxley Browne
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Loxley Browne

CEO

Athena Racing

Hong Cai
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Hong Cai

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

Mesa Biotech

Rea Carter Williams
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Rea Carter Williams

Director Of Marketing

Technology Integration Group

Melissa DeVita
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Melissa DeVita

Vice President, Division Counsel

Qualcomm

Noushin Dunkelman
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Noushin Dunkelman

Founder & President

MaxSynergy Consulting

DeLinda Forsythe
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DeLinda Forsythe

CEO | Founder

ICE

Stephanie Habif
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Stephanie Habif

VP, Behavioral Sciences

Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc.

Juanita Hendrickson
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Juanita Hendrickson

Head of Human Resources

BD Biosciences

Teresa Jacques
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Teresa Jacques

Partner

Major Executive Search

India Jewell
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India Jewell

Senior Counsel

Sony Electronics

Christine Jorgensen
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Christine Jorgensen

Director, Product Management

Qualcomm

Vanessa Light
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Vanessa Light

Program Manager

Illumina

Marielena Mata
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Marielena Mata

Senior Director & Diagnostics Lead

Pfizer

Susan Miller
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Susan Miller

Senior Director, Global Product Security, Technical Oversight and Reporting

Oracle

Libby Morales
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Libby Morales

Manager, International Commercial Operations

Tandem Diabetes Care Inc

Lisa Nguyen
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Lisa Nguyen

Senior Manager

Deloitte

Sneha Parmar
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Sneha Parmar

Substation Engineering & Design Manager

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)

RippleNami, Inc.
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RippleNami, Inc.

Tiffany Rosik
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Tiffany Rosik

CEO

TGR Management Consulting, LLC

Victoria Schaefer
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Victoria Schaefer

Principal

Atlas Executive Consulting

Áine Shivnan
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Áine Shivnan

VP, Program Management

Qualcomm

Ariel Thomas
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Ariel Thomas

Sr. Global Marketing Manager, Molecular Biology

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.

Shirley Yager
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Shirley Yager

Director, Product Management

Qualcomm

Gloria Banuelos
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Gloria Banuelos

Sr. Manager, Government Affairs

Qualcomm

Lisa Bolton
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Lisa Bolton

Vice President, Human Resources

UST

Lisa Brockman
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Lisa Brockman

Senior Vice President, Accounting and Corporate Controller

Mitchell International, Inc.

Theresa Burke
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Theresa Burke

Senior Manager, IT

Qualcomm

Laini Cassis
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Laini Cassis

Graduate Leadership Development - General Management

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Bindu Damecharla
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Bindu Damecharla

Sr. Staff ASIC/FPGA Engineer

Qualcomm

Kathleen Delaney
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Kathleen Delaney

Chief Marketing Officer

Kofax

Natalie Dusi
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Natalie Dusi

Manager, Government Affairs

Qualcomm

Chequala Fuller
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Chequala Fuller

Team Lead, Advanced Modeling and Hardware Testing

Sempra Energy

Noel Haskins-Hafer
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Noel Haskins-Hafer

Security & Technical Compliance Sr. Manager

Intuit

Nooshin Hussainy
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Nooshin Hussainy

Chief Financial Officer

Obalon Therapeutics, Inc.

Chhavi Jain
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Chhavi Jain

Senior Staff Engineer

Qualcomm

Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS
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Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS

Pantea Khodami
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Pantea Khodami

Global Genomic Marketing Stragety

Amazon

Koren Lilburn
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Koren Lilburn

Board of Directors

Robotics Inspiring Science and Engineering, Inc.

Kiley McCarthy-Connolly
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Kiley McCarthy-Connolly

Attorney

Tyson and Mendes

Samantha Monteiro
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Samantha Monteiro

Software Engineer 2

Intuit

Tanya Moreno
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Tanya Moreno

Vice President, Development

Cradle Genomics

Oracle
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Oracle

Lisa Pecora
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Lisa Pecora

Vice President, Global Finance

NuVasive

Keisha Robinson
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Keisha Robinson

Associate Director Clinical Research

Illumina

Jasmine Sadler
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Jasmine Sadler

CEO

The STEAM Collaborative

Erika Schimmel-Guiles
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Erika Schimmel-Guiles

Director, Design & Project Management

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)

Valerie Stahl
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Valerie Stahl

Senior Manager

Deloitte

TOOTRiS
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TOOTRiS

Dana Zhang