Pinnacle Awards 

Celebrate the STEM Leaders of Today and Tomorrow

pinnacle:  pin·na·cle \ˈpi-ni-kəl  noun: the point of greatest success or achievement

Athena's Pinnacle Awards exist to recognize extraordinary women, men and organizations who have shown dedication to in promoting Athena's mission of fostering the personal and professional growth of women through mentoring, education, recognition, and leadership training. Awards are presented to the individuals and companies who have had a significant role in the rise of skilled and talented women within the business community.

Awards are presented in 7 categories:

  1. Individual in Life Sciences
  2. Individual in Technology
  3. Individual in Services
  4. Individual in Education
  5. Company/Organization
  6. Biotech Startup  
  7. Tech Startup 

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Get a recap of the 2017 Pinnacle Awards

The annual Pinnacle Awards Gala will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency in La Jolla

As part of the Pinnacle program and to promote the development of future women leaders in STEM, Athena also awards Pinnacle Scholarships to 5 deserving high school senior girls pursuing higher education in science, technology, engineering or math.