ATHENA Leadership Series

The ATHENA Leadership Series at weVENTURE is a program that we are proud to bring back for a fifth year! Participants will learn about ATHENA’s Eight Principles of Enlightened Leadership which aim to motivate women to connect, share, and growNow, morthan ever, the ATHENA Leadership Model helps women transform their leadership skills during the times of economic turmoil, a pandemic, and a worldwide movement for economic and racial justice. In this difficult time, leaders can reflect on the ATHENA principles to guide them: Live AuthenticallyLearn ConstantlyAdvocate Fiercely; Act Courageously; Foster Collaboration; Build Relationships; Give Back and Celebrate. This program aims to cultivate women while inspiring them to connect, share, and grow.  

The goal of each session is to encourage women’s leadership through honoring, developing, and supporting. Sessions are led by a diverse group of successful women business leaders from along the Space CoastParticipants are encouraged to learn from these women as they volunteer their time by sharing their own stories and leadership lessons The Women’s Leadership Enrichment Program aims to provide supplemental ongoing experimental learning and enrichment opportunities during and after participants in the ATHENA Leadership Series learn core curriculum competencies. 

This leadership series is based on the eight ATHENA principals of enlightened leadership identified by ATHENA International   Participants read and discuss the book, Becoming ATHENA by Martha Mertz.

This is an eight-month program where individuals attend one session each month from April through November Program cost: $600   

Program dates: Apr. 22; Mar. 27; Jun. 23; Jul. 22; Aug. 26; Sep. 23; Oct. 28; Nov. 18.  All sessions are from 8:00am-10:00am. 

ATHENA participants will have access to:

  • coaching opportunities 
  • capacity building seminars 
  • group communications 
  • networking opportunities 
  • volunteer engagement through weVENTURE 

Participants in the program are also invited to join us at Strong Coffee Strong Women events and our 2021 IMPACT Summit at no extra cost.

Limited partial scholarships are made available by generous support from the Zonta Club of Melbourne. Please inquire with weVENTURE to learn more. We thank Wells Fargo for sponsoring our ATHENA Program.