Athena is a Cultural Programs Officer at Meridian International Center, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit diplomacy organization, where she manages the Meridian Center for Cultural Diplomacy’s exchanges, programs, and exhibitions. Athena received her B.A. in Archaeology from Tufts University and her M.A. in Museum Studies from The George Washington University. She has worked in various professional capacities in a number of cultural organizations in Boston, where she is originally from, and in DC, where she lives with her husband Noah, sons Hugo and Felix, and dog Yuki.