Membership Alliance
Watermark and Athena SD Launch Alliance to Scale Impact of Women in Leadership | San Francisco to San Diego.
Watermark and Athena SD 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 Watermark and Athena SD’s respective member portfolios with reciprocal member privileges in accessing 100+ annual leadership training programs. Watermark members visiting San Diego can now access Athena SD's designated leadership programs at Athena SD's member rate. 
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Associate Special Interest Group (ASIG)

Athena’s ASIG focuses on career advancement programs that provide strategies, tools and targeted networking that aid in accelerating early to mid-career paths across all STEM sectors. These programs offer techniques and resources tailor made for rising managers intent on achieving their career ambitions quicker and smarter.

Distinguished Speaker Series

Athena’s Distinguished Speaker Series is a platform that features high-profile, industry thought leaders addressing the full range of gender diversity challenges and other women in STEM workforce dimensions. This Distinguished Speaker Series provides members with powerful insights and provocative perspectives that challenge the way we personally absorb or attempt to navigate the inherent biases prevalent in the STEM community.

Life Sciences Special Interest Group (LSIG)

The LSIG produces programs that equip women with sector specific insights and methodologies to advance careers, accelerate business opportunities and grow your organizational leadership. These influential programs offer invaluable pearls of wisdom from experts at the forefront of career advancement in the life sciences sector.

Signature Series

Athena’s Signature Series Committee is a popular program series that offers STEM-focused content shared by CEOs, domain experts and entrepreneurs. Hot topics ranging from executive leadership challenges to negotiating skills or strategies on how STEM women actually rise to the top are among the types of programs that drive strong market appeal.

Technology Special Interest Group (TSIG)

Imagine a world where women are heard and valued inside the tech industry. The TSIG programs are designed to showcase founders, funders and technologists sharing best practices on self-advocacy, embracing a growth mindset and increasing your influence inside tech companies. These programs represent an invaluable nexus helping Athena members unlock and align their genius with the tech community’s proven leaders.

PLEASE NOTE: Excluded Athena Programs include the CEO & CFO Forum, Forum for Executive Women (FEW), and the Pinnacle Awards