Research & Data
Athena is proud to offer sponsored publications of industry research on topics
of interest and significance around professional women in STEM.
NEW! Women in STEM
Workforce Index 2020
There are notable gains in female representation in the STEM workforce since our 2018 report. In key areas, San Diego County is leading the way in positive trends that promote women in STEM. For the first time in history, women now hold an equal 50% share of the Life and Physical Sciences jobs in San Diego County, and their share of Engineering and Surveying jobs increased by 5%.
Women in Leadership is Smart Business:
A Competitive Imperative
As the world’s largest sustainability initiative, the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) is a call to companies to align strategies and operations with universal principles around human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. Athena signed onto the UN Global Compact and works with corporate partner, Sony Electronics, Inc., to drive business awareness and achieve its gender equality goals. Read More
With the launch of its thought-leadership benchmarking research, Athena's STEM Workforce Equity Index is informing the national dialogue with its data-driven approach in pursuit of closing the gender gap. If California - as a global STEM hub - is to achieve gender equity in the workplace, it's essential Athena first benchmark the data, understand the trends, create the instruments for change and hold the STEM community accountable. Read More
Promoting Women in Tech:
The Mitchell Way
While many aspects set Mitchell apart from other successful, growing technology companies, chief among them is Mitchell's strong, visionary culture, referred to internally as The Mitchell Way. Read More
Impact of New Gender
Pay Equality Laws