mystartupxx Teams Dominate Pitch Competition
by Hallie Jacobs
Two teams from the Rady School of Management’s female-focused startup accelerator –
Athena, a business organization that specializes in professional development for women in STEM, held the Pinnacle VIP Reception on March 30, which brought together members of the organization and winners of the Pinnacle Scholarships – funds awarded to women leading in the areas of science and technology. The event also included a pitch competition.
Among five female-led startups from the
The perfect partnership
The Rady School of Management’s
“Athena has a longstanding reputation for bringing together the most powerful women in STEM so we’d be hard-pressed to find a greater network of mentors,” said Lada Rasochova, Executive Director of the California Institute for Innovation & Development at UCSD’s Rady School of Management. “Our partnership is a strategic move to pair our teams with the best and brightest industry leaders for education,
Offerings include programs, mentoring, workshops, and the annual Pinnacle Industry Awards and scholarships for women in STEM (through the Athena Foundation).