Athena40 Forum & Awards Gala


April 23, 2020

Athena40 Forum & Awards Gala

In April 2020 in London, the Athena40 Forum will host an international conference in partnership with the Evening Standard.

Throughout history, and today, women have fought to assert control over their bodies, minds and voices.

The Forum Day will feature the following thematics in panel discussions:

  • Nurturing Female Entrepreneurship: Pioneering Women Entrepreneurs.
  • Women-led Philanthropy & The Future of Wealth.
  • Gender Diversity & Equality in the Workplace: The Real Change-makers.
  • Global Business, Local Need: Prosperous Business with Social Impact.

Breakout Session 1: Women in AI & Tech

Breakout Session 2: Women-led Solutions & Innovations in support of the SDGs

Breakout Session 3: Education for Empowering Young Girls

Breakout Session 4: Change-makers in Media, Literature, Film, Arts

Associated with this event, the Athena40 Forum will bring together international decision makers and women leaders from all over the world for a day of conversations and meetings in the British Library, culminating in a glamorous black-tie gala dinner, which will be held at the V&A to celebrate the accomplishments of the Athena40 women, drawing further attention to their work.

Leaders, intellectuals, luminaries, personalities, celebrities, philanthropists, friends and partners from all over the world will attend.

The Athena40 Forum and Gala will gather notable names from the worlds of art, theatre, film, music, fashion and business.

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