Fast-Paced Marketing Teams Hire from Athena

With an industry-informed curriculum, hands-on experience, and intense career preparation, Athena students graduate ready to help assist marketing teams to reach their highest-impact goals.

Hire from Athena Accelerator

Our graduates have mastered the marketing skills you need most:

Why Athena?

Curriculum For Real Life

College leaves graduates with conceptual knowledge that’s not applicable at most real-world marketing jobs. Athena Accelerator takes a different approach by focusing on teaching real-life marketing skills needed at real companies like yours.

Hands-On Experience

The Athena Accelerator curriculum is built on the foundation, “create before you consume.” Students aren’t just learning marketing skills, but applying what they learn to have real impact at real companies.

Entry-Level Hires You Can Trust

Hiring an entry-level marketer is often a leap of faith. We’re making that leap smaller and safer by hand selecting women with high-aptitude and training them for 8 rigorous weeks so you can feel confident hiring any Athena Accelerator graduate.

Winter 2021 Alumna

Adela Ochoa

Adela Ochoa recently completed her bachelors degree in Psychological and Brain Sciences & Technology Management at the University of California, Santa Barbara (GO GAUCHOS)! Adela loves sharing ideas, building creative content and making others laugh. She is also a psychology enthusiast and outstanding dog mom to Oliver and Dusty. Adela is based in LA and is eager to combine her background in psychology with the marketing skills gained in the Athena Accelerator to her marketing career.

Hira Hassan

Hira Hassan grew up in Silicon Valley and graduated in May 2020 from the University of Pacific where she earned her Bachelors Degree. Hira possesses a creative mind and has a passion for helping businesses and nonprofits get their message out by creating media campaigns. While conducting her job search, she decided to convert her art and drawing skills by launching her own venture of designing logos and custom stickers. You can find her on instagram @stixbyhira.

Sydney Fishback

Born and raised in the Bay Area, Sydney has immense pride in her city’s culture and diversity. She decided on a coastal, scenery change for college and recently graduated from the beautiful, UC Santa Barbara. With her craving to be in a creative role, she has aspirations to pursue a career in Brand and Content Marketing. Her best quarantine buds include her two French Bulldogs, Brie and Blue (yes, after the cheese). A huge foodie at heart, some of her holy grails include fresh spring rolls, street tacos, Philz coffee, and a classic Moscow Mule!

Tamanna Khan

Tamanna Khan is a Bangladeshi American Content Creator based in the Los Angeles area. Tamanna studied at UCLA where she earned her BA in Political Science and Global Health. After graduation, Tamanna followed her passion for social media and joined Athena Accelerator to expand her digital marketing knowledge. She enjoys spending her time on social media analyzing the latest trends, building relationships to understand various audiences, and using her platform to raise awareness of important cultural issues.

Sydney Wilhelm

Sydney Wilhelm is a recent Cal Poly San Luis Obispo graduate. As an innovative and results-driven marketer, Sydney is looking to enter the beauty and cosmetic industry and start her career in brand or growth marketing. Sydney's free time is often spent reading, getting into long, deep holes on YouTube, and following new product launches on social media. She is eager to start her career and showcase her marketing expertise cultivated at Cal Poly, refined through previous work experience, and accomplished with Athena Accelerator.

Alyssa Munar

Alyssa Munar is a dedicated marketer with a creative and determined attitude towards growing brands and helping others. She studied Marketing at Cal State University Fullerton and is now living in Los Angeles County. Alyssa is looking to apply her creative mind to a career in digital marketing. When she's not working, Alyssa is usually jamming to an R&B song, cooking something with kale, reading a self-help book or watching the sunset.

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