Athena Study Abroad has been selected as a finalist for two GoAbroad Innovation Awards: The People’s Choice Award and Innovation in Philanthropy Award.
GoAbroad’s People’s Choice Award honors the top international education organization was selected by study abroad professionals and students. To become a finalist in this category, Athena was nominated by study abroad advisors throughout the United States. The winner will be determined by popular vote – please cast your vote now!
The new Innovation in Philanthropy Award (sponsored by the GoAbroad Foundation) honors the organization or university that demonstrates exceptional corporate responsibility and philanthropy. Giving back has always been a part of Athena’s mission, going all the way back to when the organization was founded in 2005. Athena’s S.O.S. program, which has been recognized by GoAbroad for this award, has four important components: scholarship funds reserved for charity minded students, frequent Athena staff community service, student-selected donations various world charities, and sponsorship of charitable events and projects.