Athena Events and Programs

Great Leaders Never Stop Learning and Evolving

Athena hosts over 25 programs a year on topics from soft skills to cutting-edge technology. Featuring renowned industry leaders, experts and entrepreneurs, each unique Athena program is strategically designed to foster career advancement and leadership development. From "Talk Like TED," a program on powerful presentation skills featuring a TEDx Talks speech coach, to the Athena IoT Summit, connected leaders and current topics collide to create a lineup of can't-miss events.  

Don't miss these upcoming events!


 Technology Special Interest Group (TSIG) | Demystifying AI (Artificial Intelligence) and ML (Machine Learning)

Join us for a very special evening with San Diego’s top AI/ML technologists as they uncover and share how artificial intelligence and machine learning is used to solve unmet customer needs that deliver big business impact. The panel will also share their thoughts on the future of AI and ML, as well as their career journey and how AI/ML has led them to where they are today.
After the panel session, we’ll break into “Birds of a Feather” session where participants can have deeper conversation with the panelists.

Meet Our Panelists

Date/Time Thursday, July 12th | 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Location Intuit | 7535 Torrey Santa Fe Road, San Diego
Cost $20 Members, $40 Non-Members
Sponsored members complimentary with discount code
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 Life Science Special Interest Group (LSIG) | Annual Summer Wine Social


Join us on July 26th for a relaxing evening in the company of some of San Diego's best and brightest women and men in STEM.

Come early to participate in a quick and fun icebreaker, and stick around to network with new acquaintances and old friends. Athena's Board of Directors will be on hand to serve up wine and conversation, and a few Pinnacle Scholarship Award winners will join us to amaze us with their progress over the past few years.

Date/Time Thursday, July 26th | 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Location Illumina i3 Campus | 4795 Executive Drive, San Diego
Cost $30 Members, $50 Non-Members
Sponsored members complimentary with discount code
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 Signature Series Presents | Break Free From Imposter Syndrome: Embrace Your Competent, Capable Self

Why do so many individuals fear being exposed as a fraud? Why the self-doubt and self-devaluation? Join guest speaker Michelle Galloway at the last 2018 Signature Series program, where we'll discuss - among other things - the neuroscience and psychology behind the prevalence of "imposter syndrome", and why it's more prevalent among high achievers.

Meet Our Guest Speaker
Michelle Galloway
Of Counsel, Cooley Litigation

 

Date/Time Thursday, September 6th | 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Location Thermo Fisher Scientific | 5791 Van Allen Way, Carlsbad
Cost $30 Members, $50 Non-Members
Sponsored members complimentary with discount code
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Save the Date | Final 2018 TSIG Program

The Technology Special Interest Group (TSIG) Committee is working hard to plan and finalize their final program for the year. Check back for details!

Date/Time Thursday, September 27th | 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Location TBD
Cost $20 Members, $40 Non-Members
Sponsored members complimentary with discount code

Save the Date | Associate Special Interest Group (ASIG) Annual MentorFest Event

It's back! Join us on October 11th at Latham & Watkins from 5:30 - 8:00 pm for an Oktoberfest-themed MentorFest event. We're confirming 6 quality mentors for this program, so keep checking our website for bios and more information. Registration will open soon!

Date/Time Thursday, October 11th | 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Location Latham & Watkins | 12670 High Bluff Drive, San Diego
Cost $15 Members, $35 Non-Members
Sponsored members complimentary with discount code


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 Coming Soon | Final 2018 LSIG Program

The Life Science Special Interest Group (LSIG) Committee is in the final stages of confirming the October program, and will be able to share details soon. Details and registration will be shared as soon as possible.


Save the Date | 2018 Members-Only Holiday Party

Jingle and mingle with food and beverage during Athena's final program of the year, our annual Members-Only Holiday Party. Join us for great food, conversation, networking and frivolity as we thank you for being a valued part of our community. More details to come!

Date/Time Thursday, December 6th | 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Location TBD
Cost This one's on us, members!