SAN DIEGO, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PR Newswire today announced its partnership with Athena San Diego, enabling greater visibility among women executives in the technology and biotech space and unique opportunities to interact with them and uncover possibilities for collaboration and business growth.
Athena San Diego, a non-profit organization designed to promote professional development for women executives and rising managers in science and technology, offers its members leadership training, mentoring, support and education necessary to address the key business issues and challenges confronting women in the executive office. With 500 current members, Athena services sectors including life sciences, healthcare, defense, engineering, as well as the service providers who support these sectors.
"Athena San Diego fosters the personal and professional growth in women through educational and motivational programs," said Amy Bergen, executive director, Athena San Diego. "We are pleased to partner with PR Newswire and propel Athena's message to a wider audience of executive women in science and technology and reach new members through PRNewswire's content syndication network."
Through peer advisory groups and special events, PR Newswire will network with Athena members, learn about the goals and challenges facing women in the work force today and help the Athena organization communicate its news, mission and events.
"We are honored to be chosen as Athena's communications partner and look forward to collaborating with the organization and its members to help support their important mission to empower women in science and technology," said Jane Booth of PR Newswire.
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About Athena San Diego
Athena San Diego is a 501(c)6 organization that helps executive and rising management women in science and technology advance their careers and succeed as entrepreneurs through inclusion, mentoring, networking, professional development, and advocacy. For more information, visit www.athenasd.org or call 858.461.0760.
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