Athena joined SCC in 2020, having worked previously at the Center for Families in Cambridge, where she educated new parents on early childhood development and navigating childcare resources. As a career coach with the First Source team, Athena connects with local employers to identify job opportunities for community members. She facilitates Networking Café and helps motivate job seekers to fulfill their potential and achieve their dreams. Athena loves to connect with all types of people and sees her work as not just helping a person find a job, but helping them develop resilience and a growth mindset. She believes that anything is possible when people have confidence in themselves. Athena’s other passion is her family and friends and creating memories by cooking, traveling and enjoying what life has to offer.