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OCTOBER 26, 2023 | ATHENA'S 3rd ANNUAL
LIFTING WHILE CLIMBING SUMMIT 
& 25th Anniversary Gala

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Athena is celebrating its 25th Anniversary as we advocate for gender equality 

and advance 1 million women leading in STEM by 2030.  

 

Thank you for joining us  at Athena’s 3rd Annual

Lifting While Climbing Summit & 25th Anniversary Gala

at the Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center in La Jolla, California.

Our celebration theme is I AM ONE IN A MILLION

as we pay tribute to the women and companies leading in STEM.

2023 Lifting While Climbing Summit Speakers

NaveenAwad

MODERATOR

Neveen Awad
Managing Director and Partner

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KendallHelm

ROUNDTABLE SPEAKER

Dr. Kendall Helm
VP, People & Culture

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Pooja Joshi

ROUNDTABLE SPEAKER

Pooja Joshi
Senior Director, Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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ROUNDTABLE SPEAKER

Joe Payne
Founder, President & CEO

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400-530pm

25th ANNIVERSARY GALA

VIP #IAMONEINAMILLION Reception

 

Prosecco & Giuseppe's Decadent Hors d'oeuvres

530- 700pm

LWC SUMMIT

Athena CEO Welcoming Remarks 

Keynote Address | Olympic Champion Kaillie Humphries

 

State of the Industry | Presented by BCG

 

Women & Business Rising Above the Headwinds Summit

Presented by Arcturus, BCG, Qualcomm, SDGE

Featured Musical Performance by Emilia Vaughn

Business or Cocktail Attire

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