Athena Edmonds

Advocate for LGBT Youth. Board Member of Greater Boston PFLAG. Commissioner on the Massachusetts Commission on LGBT Youth.

Her poetry has appeared in literary journals such as The Massachusetts Review, Connotation Press and Feminist Studies. She has been awarded residencies for her poetry at Ragdale, the Atlantic Center for the Arts, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and Hedgebrook.

In the nineties she founded and managed a series of early stage software venture funds. Apart from her poetry MFA, she holds degrees in Materials Science from MIT and Cambridge University and in Management from the MIT Sloan School. Originally from Thessaloniki, Greece, she lives with her husband and four children in the Boston area.