ATHENA Initiative

ATHENA brings together a dynamic group of founders, investors, and thought leaders around conversations and issues that matter to entrepreneurs at all stages. The mission of ATHENA is to increase female founders, work with women investors, and provide opportunities for capital, mentoring, and networking





ATHENA L{a}UNCH & Learn: Female Founders Series

Join us for an intimate session lunch session and meet a successful founder or funder. These sessions are casual and open to all current students at USC. Each session has a moderated section with Q&A and ends with lunch at the Greif Center.

Speaker Line-Up announcement coming soon!

ATHENA Female Founders Summit

Presented by the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Marshall School of Business and the Annenberg Shool for Communication and Journalism.

The theme for the 2024 ATHENA Summit is "Unstoppable". Panels and speakers will demonstrate how they achieved and reached new heights.

Save the Date!
March 7, 2024
USC Town & Gown
Invites coming in January