Athena co-founded Big Rock Creative, a successful XR experience company, that won the Producer’s Guild Award for Innovation, the Aurea Award for creativity, the No Proscenium award for Best VR experience of 2020, and the Hermes’ Platinum Award. With over 20 years of experience producing iconic events like the LA Decompression Arts and Music Celebration and the Art of Change Inaugural Ball for President Obama in LA to produce BRCvr. BRCvr is an official virtual Burning Man Experience and unprecedented in the VR space.
She spent 8+ years as the PM of two time Academy Award Winning documentary film company, Moriah Films.
In October, 2020 she took the documentary series she was working on before covid about indigenous women called In Her Shoes, and her VR knowledge and combined them to produce a 360 VR documentary shot in Teotitlan de Valle, Mexico about a Zapoteca family celebrating their most holy holiday, Dia de Los Muertos, during a deadly pandemic (currently in post production).