Athena and Watermark Launch Alliance to Scale Impact of
Women in Leadership | San Diego to San Francisco

Athena and Watermark announce a strategic alliance that expands market access and scales impact for women leaders across California. By offering these combined women’s leadership programs across California, this  partnership extends Athena and Watermark’s respective member portfolios with reciprocal member privileges in accessing 100+ annual leadership training programs. Athena members visiting San Francisco can now access Watermark’s designated leadership programs at Watermark’s member rate. For more information contact: [email protected].

Women Like Us Networks

Women Like Us (WLU) Networks are valuable Watermark networking opportunities where you can connect with other Watermark women who live or work near you! WLU discussion topics help move conversation quickly past polite small talk – and straight to the heart – where all real connections and learnings happen. 

Speaker Series

The Watermark Speaker Series is the cornerstone of Watermark programs with internationally renowned speakers from a variety of industries delivering insight at exclusive events. Attendees have the opportunity to connect with other Watermark women at a pre-event reception, as well as engage with the guest speakers after their presentations.

 Women of the C-Suite Networks 

Watermark Women of the C-Suite Networks are tremendously valuable communities designed specifically for women who are in VP (or equivalent) positions and above at public or private corporations with over $5M in revenue and 50 or more employees. These quarterly meetings bring together women in the same function to talk about current issues, problem solve and otherwise relate on issues that they all face. – BY INVITE ONLY, MAY APPLY IF ABOVE CRITERIA MET 

Half-Day Conferences 

Watermark delivers four key half-day conferences and summits each year – Watermark’s Innovation Conference, Watermark’s Leadership Conference, Watermark’s Entrepreneur Conference and most recently, Women in Health and Life Sciences Summit. Each event brings together top thought-leaders for dynamic keynotes, relevant panels and engaging workshops. 


Live monthly webinars, which inform and inspire participants’ minds and careers throughout the year, in any location and at any time. Facilitated by nationally recognized speakers, on topics of interest to career and personal growth, and accessible live or whenever is most convenient for you with recordings. 

Upcoming Watermark Events 

About Watermark 

Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, Watermark is the leading community of top women executives, emerging executives and entrepreneurs in the San Francisco Bay Area whose mission is to increase the number of women in leadership positions. The membership organization connects, develops and advocates for the advancement of women in the workplace by offering regular leadership development programs and networking opportunities and promoting gender diversity and equality initiatives. Watermark also supports girls’ leadership programs to help build a well-qualified workforce for the future. For more information visit: and follow @wtrmrk.