Athena is committed to fostering the professional development for women in STEM today and well into the future. In order to support the young leaders, the Athena Foundation was established as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization to award scholarships to five (5) deserving high school senior girls within San Diego County who demonstrate exemplary skills in science and technology. Chosen from over hundreds of applications, these outstanding young women are presented with scholarships each year at our Pinnacle Awards gala. Athena has granted 86 scholarships over 17 years through Athena's Scholarship Fund. Athena members come from all sectors of STEM organizations, including life sciences, healthcare, defense, engineering and related industries, as well as the service providers who support them. Athena represents senior executives, entrepreneurs, educators, and emerging executives, Athena supports members at the top of their field while paving the way for for those on their way up.
Promote professional growth for women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)-related industries.