The Daily Transcript is pleased to partner once again with UCSD Athena to present the program guide for the annual Athena Pinnacle Awards celebration held Thursday, April 28. This well-attended event honors the executives, educators and companies committed to fostering the growth of women in the technology sector.

  • Women in science and technology: Beyond the numbers

    When Harvard University President Larry Summers recently observed that women are underrepresented in math and science at top universities and attributed this disparity to innate gender differences, his remarks prompted a justified outrage from academic institutions and women leaders nationwide. Summers’ comments reminded professional and academic women that gender equality has not yet been won and continuing efforts toward this goal are essential.

  • Silent Auction Donors

    2Connect

  • UCSD Athena Board Members

    Sue Ebner — UCSD Athena President, Marsh Risk & Insurance Services

  • 2005 Scholarship Donors

    Gold Scholarship Sponsors

  • Pinnacle Awards Judges and Steering Committee

    Judges

  • Athena Pinnacle Awards 2005 Nominees

    Congratulations to our 2005 nominees. Athena would like to thank everyone who nominated and contributed the following excerpts for these exceptional candidates.

  • Past Scholarship Winners

    2004

  • 2005 Pinnacle Scholarship Recipients

    Each year during the Athena Pinnacle Awards, Athena awards scholarships and a Gateway computer to outstanding female high school students who are pursuing a career in science, engineering or mathematics. Past winners have attended competitive institutions of higher learning, including Harvard College, Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Columbia University and schools in the University of California system. The following profiles include this year’s scholarship winners and a glimpse of how each of them is diving in.

  • Upcoming 2005 Athena Signature Series Events

    Please visit the Athena Web site and click on Calendar to register for the Signature Series Events: http://athena.ucsd.edu.

  • Seeking divers for 2005 Century Club scholarship campaign

    Athena members, their colleagues and friends are diving into the opportunity to support the 2005 Athena Century Club Scholarship Campaign.

  • FlexMBA Scholarship awarded to Hui Cai

    The Rady DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary-Athena FlexMBA Scholarship is awarded to an individual who plays a key role in managing or creating an emerging small- to medium-sized science or technology-driven company in the San Diego region, and who shows outstanding personal leadership, intellect and integrity.

  • Athena Pinnacle Awards co-chairs

    For their third year as co-chairs of the Pinnacle Awards, Kathy Hedges, Deirdre Stewart and Christie Vail, along with the fantastic Pinnacle Steering Committee, are “diving in” to make this year’s Pinnacle Awards luncheon an event to remember.

  • Athena 2005 sponsors

    Heller Ehrman LLP

  • Message from Athena President Susan Ebner

    Change is frequently thought of as something we must manage, cope with and sometimes weather — like a storm. We are occasionally told we must embrace it or we don’t fit anymore.

Archived Reports

ATHENA Pinnacle Awards - 2013

Join Athena San Diego and The Daily Transcript in recognizing the individuals and organizations that have impacted the life sciences, technology, health care and business communities while contributing to the vitality of women’s roles in business.

ATHENA Pinnacle Awards - 2012

Join Athena San Diego and The Daily Transcript in recognizing the individuals and organizations that have impacted the life sciences, technology, health care and business communities while contributing to the vitality of women’s roles in business.

ATHENA Pinnacle Awards - 2011

Join Athena San Diego and The Daily Transcript in recognizing the individuals and organizations that have impacted the life sciences, technology, health care and business communities while contributing to the vitality of women’s roles in business.

ATHENA Pinnacle Awards - 2010

Join Athena San Diego and The Daily Transcript in recognizing the individuals and organizations that have impacted the life sciences, technology, health care and business communities while contributing to the vitality of women’s roles in business.

ATHENA Pinnacle Awards - 2009

Join ATHENA San Diego and The Daily Transcript in recognizing individuals and organizations that have supported the development and promotion of talented women within the life sciences, technology, health care and business communities.

ATHENA Pinnacle Awards - 2008

Join ATHENA San Diego and The Daily Transcript in recognizing individuals and organizations that have supported the development and promotion of talented women within the technology, life science and health care sector.

ATHENA Pinnacle Awards - 2007

Athena and The Daily Transcript recognize executives, educators and companies dedicated to the growth of women in the science and technology sector at the annual Athena Pinnacle Awards Luncheon held Friday, April 20.

ATHENA Pinnacle Awards - 2006

Athena and The Daily Transcript join together to recognize executives, educators and companies dedicated to the growth of women in the science and technology sector at the annual Athena Pinnacle Awards celebration held on Tuesday, April 25.