Athena’s Annual Pinnacle Awards Gala is celebrating its 22nd year of production on May 13, 2020. Over 750 leaders in science, technology and business gather to honor those excelling in the recognition, promotion, and mentorship of women in STEM. The Pinnacle Awards is a staple of southern California's technology and life science industries, showcasing the best in class for those individuals advancing women in STEM. Please contact [email protected] to become a Pinnacle Awards sponsor.

Pinnacle Award Categories:
Individual in Life Sciences 
Individual in Technology
Individual in STEM Service Provider
Rising Star 


Pinnacle Scholarships are also awarded to five remarkable graduating high school seniors to promote the pipeline of our next generation of women leaders. Empowering women in the STEM workforce is a movement driven by community support. We invite you to donate to the Athena Foundation's Pinnacle Scholarship Fund, a 501(c)(3), which awards 5 merit-based STEM scholarships annually. 

2019 Pinnacle Awards Commemorative Program and Video
2019 Pinnacle Award Winners
2019 Pinnacle Scholarship Recipients