See you at next week’s social?

This month’s Cappuccino Connections is almost full and we are excited to welcome best-selling author and gender/diversity expert Anthony Rose. Anthony will be sharing Success Secrets of the World’s Most Inspirational Women”, from his book “Break the Ceiling, Touch the Sky.

I’ll be back in Singapore next week to co-host an event in partnership with DWEN – Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network – an afternoon tea networking session and discussion on Challenges for Start-Ups in the Digital Economy & how technology can help navigate through this.

I’m also looking forward to catching up with members and friends at the Athena Executive Connections social next Wednesday evening.

It would be great to see you there!

Please read on for more details, and other May news and events.

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Upcoming Events
Cappuccino Connections

Coffee Morning Networking at Mandarin Oriental Axis Lounge

27th April 2016 Wednesday, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Cost: $30 for members & first-time visitors


Cappuccino Connections are sophisticated, informal networking sessions for female executives and entrepreneurs held at the 5-Star Mandarin Oriental Hotel.

Join us and meet fellow professionals and entrepreneurs in a relaxed, business-focused environment. Cappuccino Connections is a great introduction for visitors to experience networking the Athena way!

At each meeting, a speaker shares an inspiring story of their journey as well as relevant tips we can put into practice in our businesses and careers.

Athena events are attended by talented and highly motivated individuals. Their passion, energy and determination to fulfill their business goals make our networking formula truly unique.

Our members attend regular Cappuccino Connections meetings to build a portfolio of quality business contacts and for a dose of monthly inspiration!

This month’s speaker


“Break The Ceiling Touch The Sky:
Success secrets of the worlds most inspirational women”

  • Making a difference
  • The Power of Goals
  • Dreaming Big
  • Work-Life balance

About Anthony Rose

Business-focused Public Relations and Influencer Marketing leader, best selling business author and women in leadership/gender diversity expert. Over 25 years of career experiences building the business and reputations of the world’s greatest Companies – Walmart, P&G, GSK in local/regional/global roles. Curated the reputations of some of the world’s best leaders. Now entrepreneur and Chairman and CEO of the House of Rose Professional (

Focused on the Public Relations, Publishing and People segments. Author of the best selling book ” Break the ceiling touch the sky: success secrets of the worlds most inspirational women.”  Owner of Asia’s key summit for women leaders – “Break the ceiling touch the sky.”

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Athena Executive Connections

Social Drinks at The Halia, Raffles Hotel

May 4th 2016 Wednesday, 7:00pm – 9:30pm
 Cost: $30 for members & first-time visitors

 Join us for our popular Athena social evening! Everyone is welcome – bring your colleagues and friends for a fun and relaxed evening of drinks, nibbles and casual conversations at Halia, Raffles Hotel.

This event is open to members and first-time visitors.
Gentlemen also welcome!


Tiger Beer Draft (Half-Pint), Beefeater Gin, Jose Cuervo Tequila, Smirnoff Vodka, Bacardi White Rum, Jim Beam Bourdon, Grant Whisky, Selected Red Wine, Selected White Wine, Selected Prosecco +Coke, Sprite, Apple Juice, Orange Juice, Fruit Punch, Halia’s Mocktail.

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The Athena Executive Club

Networking Lunch at Mandarin Oriental Hotel

11th May 2016 Wednesday, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Cost: $76 for members & first-time visitors


The Athena Executive Club holds monthly networking and business strategy meetings in an elegant and relaxed boardroom setting.

The Executive Club invites women from various professional backgrounds to participate in a structured and facilitated lunch-time meeting. We provide networking and business development training and a place to share professional objectives, make strategic connections and long-term relationships for greater success.

The Athena Executive Club provides access to a host of expertise and is perfect for women who are serious about growing, scaling and expanding their businesses and careers in a supportive and focused environment.

We have a maximum of 20 ladies from different professions at each Executive Club meeting, and this is open to visitors by invitation only. We only have five (5) spaces for visitors at each meeting.

Visitor places are extremely limited, so please book without delay to reserve your seat.

Athena Special Event
In partnership with Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network

Location: Sacha & Sons, 333A Orchard Road, #03-02 Mandarin Gallery, 238897
Date: Wednesday, 4th May 2016 Time: 3 PM – 5 PM


Q&A TOPIC: Challenges for start-ups in the digital economy & how technology can help navigate through this.

The Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) celebrates the impact of women-owned businesses by empowering female entrepreneurs to do more.

In partnership with The Athena Network, Dell is organizing an intimate discussion on how technology can help businesses navigate through challenges in the digital economy.

Join us at the high-tea session to learn more and discuss about the current state of entrepreneurship in Singapore and how startups are disrupting the traditional business model.


3:00 PM Arrival and registration
3:15 PM
Opening speech by Gina Romero, founder of the Athena Network Singapore & APAC
3:20 PM
Speech by Margaret Franco
3:40 PM
Discussion: Challenges for start-ups in the digital economy & how technology can help navigate through this
5:00 PM
End of event

Seats are allocated on a first come, first served basis with priority given to Executive Club Members and Executive Lifestyle Featured Experts.

Strictly Registered Attendees only


Gina Romero

Gina Romero is the Managing Director of The Athena Network Singapore & Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific's Leading Business Community for Female Executives and Entrepreneurs.The Athena Network provides a platform for members to share knowledge and experience across a diverse range of industry sectors, and to collaborate for mutual success. Connect with Gina on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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