About Karen Fowler

Regional Director of The Athena Network®

THE #1 Referral Network for Women

Karen Fowler Athena RD E Berks & N Hants

Karen Fowler
Regional Director – The Athena Network
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Meet Karen Fowler

As a business owner since 2000 and a corporate marketing background, I’m here to support you to get the best our of your networking, yourself and your business.

I’ve always been a glass full person and with over 25 years of business and networking experience, my passion is to connect you with businesses and individuals who can support you personally and in your company growth.

My key skills include connecting, advising, nurturing, developing and optimising – enabling you to work smarter not harder, whilst at the same time having fun!

Give me a call and pick my brains.


I’m the proud regional director, franchisee and business owner of The Athena Network East Berkshire and North Hampshire RG21-29 regions, which I have been running since 2008.

All of them are popular, dynamic and vibrant groups where you can be assured of excellent business connections, to meet local business women and step out of the isolation so many female entrepreneurs can feel.

All of the members pride themselves on the strategic connections that they have created, collaborating with each other to create new projects and services.

East Berkshire:

Ascot/Bracknell meets online on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12 – 2pm (excluding August & December).

Wargrave/Twyford meets online on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 12 – 2pm (excluding August & December).

Wokingham meets online on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 12 – 2pm (excluding August & December).

North Hampshire RG21-29:

Basingstoke North meets online on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 12 – 2pm (excluding August & December).

Basingstoke Central meets online on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 12 – 2pm (excluding August & December).

Check out the group meetings to find details of our current members and their professions.

Call me, Karen Fowler on 07790 909971 to find out how you can visit and then join our group.

NETWORK - The Athena Network



The Athena Network® attracts members who are discerning, accomplished business women and corporate career women with shared values of contribution and integrity. Our members contribute to a diverse business community that fosters success, collaboration and inspiration among our prominent, influential and aspiring businesswomen.

The core programme within The Athena Network® focuses on providing excellent training and resources to create a robust networking and business development strategy for business growth and career advancement.

Our vision for The Athena Network® is to continue to create a vibrant and dynamic community of female entrepreneurs and executives ready and committed to accelerating their business growth through mutual collaboration.

Our membership is a thriving hub of small businesses and female entrepreneurs; The Athena Network® is here to provide a platform for connecting and an opportunity for women to learn, grow and connect.




You know that continuing to develop your business relationships, nurture your suppliers and create strategic alliances is important so we invite you to become a member of the The Athena Network.

Membership is only £565 per annum*.

We can provide a payment plan that would include an upfront payment of £325 and a monthly subscription of £20.

*NOTE: You are committing to a 12-month membership.

Membership of The Athena Network will give you access to all of our membership benefits including PASS+ which means that you can currently attend 150+ meetings (at no additional cost), Cappuccino Connections (informal networking), an extensive training portfolio and all the connections within our network.



PASS+ gives you FREE access to an Athena meeting, there are no additional fees to be paid and this is another benefit of membership. You are encouraged to visit as many other meetings as you have time for (please ensure that you have sufficient time to follow up from your meetings).

We have launched in Australia, Denmark and Singapore and more  International group launches are planned.  What that means is you will  also have access to those meetings.  You could say that we have meetings 24/7.   If the time zones work for you then your options are UNLIMITED.

ALL of this is included in your annual membership.  Our usual meeting guidelines apply, which means there will be no professional clashes at the meetings, and the Regional Director/Ambassador will manage the dynamics of the mix of industries to ensure that everyone attending has an outstanding experience. 



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