Modern Women in the Third Act of Their Lives

Today’s women have a whole new take on retirement, centered around giving back and board service. To further understand women and their approach to vocational freedom — when she has the time, treasure, and talent to pursue any passion or interest she desires — Athena surveyed our community of women executives.

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Giving back becomes first priority

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Board service becomes a top passion

Board service took center stage, with 90% of women saying they are interested in non-profit and for-profit board service.

Athena can support you in your third act

Athena supports C-Suite leaders, board directors, and top management professionals with a persistent supportive network, ongoing executive learning, and access to career opportunities. Athena membership gives women consistent support as their careers and lives evolve. Membership starts at just $850.


Athena offers live and on-demand learning, coaching, networking, and access to career opportunities for the world’s top women leaders. Have a specific goal such as a board seat, promotion, or career transition? Accelerators provide targeted, one-on-one support to help you get there.

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