Being born and raised in Manhattan; Mabel Athena has always had an appreciation for the arts, music, museums, films, ballet, and worldly cultures. Having lived in Los Angeles during her twenties, Mabel Athena moved back to New York City in her 30's. She attended an all girls Catholic High School in the South Bronx, studied Art and Advertising Design along with participating in the RN Program in Downtown Brooklyn, and most recently taking part in the Creative Writing Program at the University Of Oxford in England. She became a published poet by the age of 10, and enjoys writing to this day. Mabel Athena has also been a Licensed Nurse for almost 20 years now. Loving and caring for people is something she is very passionate about.