Athena Project

The Athena Project: Creating Pathways to Eminence for Gifted Women and Girls. Goals: (1) Gather survey data to determine both internal and external barriers to achievement of intellectual potential, (2) Encourage girls in gifted and honors programs to select college majors in STEM and other careers that maximize their potential to contribute to society, (3) Disseminate methods and findings.

Program Contact Info
First Name: 
Zoa
Last Name: 
Rockenstein
Title: 
Ph.D. Professor of Psychology and Honors
Location: 
1117 S.E. 8th Ave.
Saint Cloud, MN 56304
United States
Program Details
Year Established: 
2000
Affiliation: 
None
Program Focus: 
General Science
Program Focus: 
Technology
Program Focus: 
Engineering
Program Focus: 
Math
Girls served annually: 
20
Boys served annually: 
0
Organization Info
Organization Contact Info
Title: 
Director
Location: 
1117 S.E. 8th Ave.
United States
Fax: 5122321885
Slug: 
athena-project-2
Needed Resources/Activities
workshops/classes/training
research
job shadowing
internships
funding/sponsorship
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Available Resources/Activities
workshops/classes/training
volunteers
research
mentoring
girls interested in STEM
evaluation/assessment services
conferences
computer technology support
computer access
Collaboration Interests
working with similar organizations
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