Nancy Swanberg, Del Mar Hills Academy’s science specialist for the past 14 years, was recently nominated for the Athena San Diego’s Pinnacle Awards in the Individuals in Education category. The awards recognize extraordinary individuals and organizations that exemplify Athena San Diego’s mission of leading by example and fostering the persona and professional growth of women through mentoring, education, recognition, and leadership training in order to enhance opportunities for the advancement of women in the Southern California business community. Awards are presented in seven categories: Individuals in Entrepreneurship, Life Sciences, Technology, Services, and Education; Company/Organization; Biotech Startup; and Tech Startup.

Athena San Diego is a professional development community of dynamic women providing inspiration, education, networking, and leadership programs that empower women to realize their true potential within STEM industries. The Pinnacle Award winners will be announced at the award gala in May. Learn more at