Athena in the Field

Athena works with local authorities, schools, sports federations, sports clubs and associations, in an effort to broaden the base of the women’s sports pyramid in Israel. Athena supports various projects around the country, to afford maximum exposure for girls, adolescents and women to the variety of athletic pursuits, to retain their participation and maximize their capabilities and accomplishments.

Athena coordinators are to be found all over the country, in labor unions, sports clubs, local authorities and schools, working tirelessly to create new sporting opportunities for girls, adolescents and women.

Athena in the Preferred Sports

Athena promotes women’s sports in ten preferred sports and in two primary sports - football and basketball. This is done in accordance with a decision by the Public Committee, headed by Zvi Lubetzki, and the Sports Administration, and in coordination ... Further Reading

Professional Programs in Sports Organizations

Athena cooperates with and supports projects that contribute toward the development of sports infrastructures and the advancement of girls and adolescents in the various sports entities. Athena helps to recruit and retain new female athletes, to empower them and create a competitive horizon for them by providing opportunities for girls, adolescents and women within these entities. Further Reading

Sports Federation for Schools in Israel

The project reaches out to elementary schools in an effort to expose girl students as early as possible to activities in the various sports, as part of an enjoyable, experiential day.... Further Reading

Special Projects at Clubs and Unions

Athena supports unique and innovative projects in associations and sports clubs, which contribute to the development of sports infrastructures and the advancement of girls and adolescents in the various sports under the umbrella of the activities of the association or club. The projects help to recruit and retain new female athletes, to create a competitive horizon and generate new opportunities for girls in the club/association. The projects are selected for support subject to public appeal. Further Reading

Projects in Localities

Athena assists local authorities in an effort to broaden the pyramid base for women’s sports in Israel, to broaden infrastructures for women’s sports and to create opportunities for mass recruitment of girls and their retention in the various sports, beginning with primary school age ... Further Reading