Athena Strategies advises and collaborates with organizations, academic institutions, and government officials to strengthen our democracy, fortify election security, and amplify understanding and civil discourse about elections in the United States. The firm was founded in 2022 by Kathy Boockvar, a nationally recognized thought leader who is pioneering a new vision for “integrative democracy” – the critical intersection of democracy, election security, and public engagement.

About Kathy Boockvar

Kathy Boockvar has been a national leader in election security, democracy, and government and nonprofit administration over the last two decades, including serving as Secretary of State of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from 2019-2021.

During her tenure as Secretary and earlier as Senior Advisor to the Governor on Election Modernization, Kathy strengthened election security and voter education across the state and oversaw safe, secure, and accessible elections. These measures helped support record voter participation and unparalleled transparency and election integrity measures. Kathy also served as co-chair of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Elections Committee from 2019-2020.
More About Kathy

Kathy is a frequent public speaker and writer on democracy and election security.

Contact Athena Strategies if you’d like to partner with Kathy for an upcoming engagement or would like more information.