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Athena Presidents

Elissa Keim
Athena Co-President - Staff
Director, Professional Development & Learning

Athena Co-President - Faculty


What is Athena?

Athena LogoAthena is a University of Idaho association of staff and faculty committed to promoting an inclusive and equitable climate for women.

Athena offers members:

  • opportunities to expand professional network to share mutual workplace concerns and interests.
  • workshops, conferences, and other professional development opportunities.
  • an organizational structure and board to advocate for their  workplace needs and concerns.
  • scholarship opportunities to support the educational efforts of campus women who share our commitment to gender equity and who have financial need. 

Membership in Athena is open to all currently employed and retired UI staff, faculty, and administrators.  Athena is a U of I association committed to promoting an inclusive and equitable climate for women.  We welcome all women and men who share this commitment as members.  Annual membership is $15.00 a year (please make checks payable to “Athena”). To join, please click here to access the membership form.