Become a stronger, more effective leader

Rising Executive Accelerator Program

Finesse your executive presence, own your value, and confidently navigate the complexities of modern leadership. Rise up and become a powerful overarching steward of the business.

A white glove approach to leadership development

Journey Planning

4 hours with a coach throughout the year

Work with a dedicated coach on your goals, ambitions, and executive leadership growth.

Executive Transformation

4 hours with a coach throughout the year

Learn executive presence, thought leadership, and storytelling to help you translate your incredible career into one of an overarching steward of business. Plus, you will also receive access to an AI-powered mobile app to help you practice your communication.

Why Athena

What you’ll gain by joining Athena

Build your confidence

Internalize the unique value you bring and learn how to effectively communicate your impact.

Develop executive presence

Develop and finesse your poise and composure in any high-stakes environment.

Own your leadership

Enhance your strategic leadership skills and prepare for the C-suite.

Are you eligible for the Rising Executive Accelerator Program?

The women leaders in our Rising Executive Accelerator Program are typically VP or above at a large commercial company, approximately $100M in revenue or more. At global enterprises, they may be Sr. Director or above. They may also be senior associates at investment firms or law firms.

Our Value

The most comprehensive support for women leaders


An exclusive community of powerhouse senior leaders.

Member Success Manager

A personal Member Success Manager serves as your “Chief of Staff” for all things Athena Alliance.

Exclusive virtual and in-person events

Build executive and business knowledge through events led by experienced board directors and leaders.

Learning Library

An online collection of resources, including articles and multimedia content created by experienced board directors and executive leaders.


Senior leaders mentor members on topics such as industry knowledge and finance and functional roles and interview preparation.

Key connections

Connect with investors, CEOs, and board influencers.

World-class coaches

Our coaches are vetted and experienced in working with senior leaders.

Board opportunities

Access to open CxO roles and board seats, from private companies to public.

Visibility opportunities

Speaking engagements, advisory roles, voice of the customer, and more.

Advance your leadership

Join the Athena Alliance Rising Executive Accelerator Program.

Are you ready to invest in your leadership career? Join the Athena Alliance Rising Executive Accelerator Program.

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