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Athena Valley of the Sun is dedicated to leadership development to position women for success in business and career, life and community endeavors.

AVOS offers the opportunity to experience extraordinary women as role models that exist in each of us. Our organization provides opportunities for sharing stories of overcoming odds, challenging broken systems, taking brave actions, mending polarities or being the calming voice in the shouting of oppositions.

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Click below to see our full event listings to help develop YOU!  Leadership Development Meetings, Young ATHENA Meetings, Community Collaborative Events, and ATHENA Executive Leadership Discussion Forums.  ATHENA Valley of the Sun Supports, Develops and Honors women leaders from the Classroom to the Boardroom.

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  • ATHENA Awards-Ignite Change

    • Thursday, February 28, 2019

    • Location: The Clayton House, Scottsdale

    • 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

  • Every year, we gather to CELEBRATE the accomplishments of our women leaders.  This year we are honoring the ATHENA International Global recipient along with 12 women who are exemplar demonstrations of the ATHENA Leadership Principles. ATHENA Valley of the Sun (AVOS) is an affiliate of [...]

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Featured Programs


Athena VOS strives to develop the next generation of women leaders through the Young Athena Leadership Program, Young ATHENA Clubs and Symposiums.

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This program offers young women, in grades 11 and 12, a unique opportunity to explore eight leadership principles through training, service learning activities, and motivational experiences.



ATHENA Valley of the Sun honors exceptional Arizona women and the amazing things they are doing in our community.

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By honoring exceptional leaders, the ATHENA® Leadership Award program seeks to inspire others to achieve excellence in their professional and personal lives.


Executive Leadership

ATHENA Executive Leadership Certificate is offered in partnership with ATHENA International and Acacia University.

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The certificate program content covers a deep dive into the ATHENA Leadership Principles to include coaching on how to enhance your strengths, face leadership challenges and master your leadership capacity.


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Please join us as we Support, Develop and Honor ourselves as the women leaders the world needs.

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Join this collaborative group who are concerned about the future of women leadership in education, business and community in the Valley. Lets make a difference by sharing what we know about finance, strategy, business acumen, community building and women’s leadership.

Guests are welcome to attend up to 2 Emerging ATHENA meetings at the guest rate before becoming a member of ATHENA Valley of the Sun.


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ATHENA is an amazing organization that supports and develops women leaders.

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Athena is so much more than business networking. In fact, it’s not about that at all. And although becoming better networked is a happy by-product, it’s really about developing the leadership skills for ongoing success.

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