Finding Growth During Disaster

Finding Growth During Disaster

Diane Miller RN said she found the inspiration to start her career from her mother. Miller was raised by her single mother who struggled with a mental illness. Despite having a mental illness, Miller’s mother taught her to have gratitude and to always give people a...
She Left Her World to Lead in a New One

She Left Her World to Lead in a New One

After attending an open house at a trade school in her home country, Singapore, Ruishan Chow found the motivation to move to Canada. Chow left her home in pursuit of a better life for her mother and her, and to explore the world. She left without any comforts of...
Celebrating #InternationalWomensDay

Celebrating #InternationalWomensDay

Being women does not discourage the five young Athena Racing ladies from training like champions on both the race and STEM education tracks; they are the epitome of what International Women’s Day stands for. “I think International Women’s Day is a day where every...
The Excitement of Athena Racing Team Tryouts

The Excitement of Athena Racing Team Tryouts

The Athena Racing team applicants took over the Carlsbad K1 Speed for a full day of racing, interviews and team photos. Throughout the day of the young ladies proving their skill and impressing the judges, a group of Grossmont High School and Santana High School...
Dani Phan: Engineering Role Model & Race Team Director

Dani Phan: Engineering Role Model & Race Team Director

As president of the Aztec Racing program at San Diego State University and a fifth year mechanical engineering student, Dani Phan was the perfect candidate to be a judge at the Athena Racing team tryouts. As a judge, Phan said she is “looking forward to evaluating a...
Motorsports Journalist: Kristen Finley

Motorsports Journalist: Kristen Finley

Kristen Finley came to Athena Racing as a 24-year-old college student hungry for a chance to thrive as an automotive journalist. However, like the young women who Athena Racing aims to support, she was a high school student who faced sexism, bullying, and various...
Apply to first all-female high school auto racing team

Apply to first all-female high school auto racing team

How do your high school math, science, and technology classes apply to the automotive world? To motorsports? To racing? Are you ready to apply those theories and test them in real life? Athena Racing is a one-year extracurricular program specifically for young ladies...
Racing to Make a Difference in STEM education

Racing to Make a Difference in STEM education

Athena Racing is a certified non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides an opportunity for young ladies in high school to explore careers in the STEM and automotive industries. In the midst of this year’s fundraising drive, Athena Racing is working to raise...