2016

April Ross, Assistant District Attorney
Kisha Mitchell, Vice Principal and Author
Priscilla Patternson, Federal Reserve employee
Elizabeth Sirk, Director of Development at Latin America Association
Amy Phuong, Commissioner of Parks & Recreation for City of Atlanta
Major Barbara Cavender, Chief of Staff for Atlanta Police Department
Saniya Coleman, 2015 Summer LEAP Mentor Program
Kyra Phillips, CNN Correspondent
Women of AKA Sorority
Erika Ward, Entrepreneur
Corene Darden-Smith, Director of Success to Succeed Foundation
Dr. Evelyn Lavizzo, Executive Director of the Carrie Steele-Pitts Home
Aaliyah Rucker, Founder & CEO of the non-profit A Touch of Warmth
Leah Thomas, Director of GT Total Person Program
Dr. Arica Johnson, VP of Calvin Johnson, Jr Foundation
Shan Cooper, Chief Supply Chain & Technology Officer at WestRock
Joan Angelini, SAP Finance Specialist at Delta
Denise Peterson, Owner of Yo’ Mama’s Restaurant
Jackie Cannizzo, Executive Director of JCI Foundation

2015

Sandra Dunson, Founder/President of West Georgia Chapter of Ruff Ryders Lifestyle
Tisha Tallman, President & CEO of Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Amy Beagley, Atlanta Track Club
Patricia E. Gregory, First Lady of Linked UP Church
Dr. Traci Jackson
Fabiana Di Pietro Xavier
Cookie Aftergut, Breast Cancer Survivor
DeShawn D. Jenkins, Managing Director of Africa Atlanta
Command Sgt. Major Callie Leaver, First Georgia Army National Guard
Rushia Brown, Founder member of Cleveland Rockers
Emma Foulkes, Veteran of US Army
Dr. Shunte Howze, Founder of Genesis Outreach
Jude Schimmel, Former Louisville Women’s Basketball Player
Mary-Pat HectorSidney Covington, Former Army Combat Medic
Chris Scott, President and CEO of Caribbean Association of Georgia
Dana Lupton, Dancer & Choreographer

2014

Elicia Monroe, Wells Fargo Bank
Lisa Anderserson, Executive Director of Atlanta Women for Equality
Jacqueline Pata, Executive Director of NCAI
Rosie Jones, Relax but Attack Golf – LGPA Professional
Pat Kruseck, Manager of Group Sales and Tourism at Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Molly Fletcher, MWF Enterprises
Clara Axam, Director of the Atlanta Office of Enterprise Community Partners
Linda Ellis, Executive Director of the Health Initiative
Stacey Y. Abrams, House Minority Leader for the Georgia General Assembly and State Representative for the 89th House District
Bridgette McCoy, CEO of Women Veteran Social Justice, Inc.
Val Peterson, Georgia Tech First Lady
Daryll Griffin, Accolades, Inc.
Natalie White, Atlanta Dream Senior Director of Ticket Sales and Service
Leslie Sibert, Vice President of Distribution for Georgia Power Company
Cati Diamond Stone, Executive Director, Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta
Holly L. Tuchman, CEO/Executive Director at the YWCA of NW Georgia
Kim Roxie, Founder and Creative Director of LAMIK Beauty
Rashan Ali, Radio Personality

2012

Barbara Borczak, Partner, Frazier & Deeter
Elizabeth “Beth” Biggs, Vice President & General Counsel, Aaron’s, Inc.
Beth S. Schapiro, PhD, President, The Schapiro Group
Erica Dechicchis, VP & Director of Client & Community Relations, PNC Bank
Leighann Costley, Partner, Frazier & Deeter
Natalie Ross, Founder & Head Strategy, 800 Degrees

2011

Leona Barr-Davenport, President and CEO, Atlanta Business League
Charly McCraken, Executive Director, The Decorum Group
Kristen Robinson, 2011 Miss Georgia Teen USA
Angie Hembree, Head Coach, Norcross High School Women’s Basketball Team
Laurel Richie, President, Women’s National Basketball Association
Elizabeth Kelly, Executive Director, Dress for Success Atlanta
Justine Boyd, Chief Executive Offer, Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) of Greater Atlanta
Mariela Romero, Community Affairs Director/On Air Talent, Univision 34 Atlanta
Kim Bearden, Co-Founder/Executive Director, Ron Clark Academy
Jenny Levison, Founder/Owner, Souper JennyCarli Lloyd & Heather Mitts, U.S. Women’s Soccer National Team/Atlanta Beat
Sahirah Fareedah Khabeer, American Cancer Society
Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, Morehouse School of Medicine
Andi Cameron, Atlanta Police Department
Elle Duncan, V-103
Melissa Carter, Media Personality
Sandy Welfare, Executive Director, Cool Girls
Paula Moreland, Just1 Gospel Entertainment
Liz McLaughlin, CARE

2010

Elana Meyers, U.S. Olympic Bobsled Bronze Medalist
Angelou Ezeilo, Executive Director of Greening Youth Foundation
Kelli Stewart, Esecutive Director of L.E.A.D.
Kate Atwood, Founder of Kate’s Club
Teresa Edwards, Women’s Basketball Legend
Vikki Millender-Morrow, President & CEO of Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta
Jenny Pomeroy, President & CEO of Prevent Blindness Georgia
CTP Nikki Blystone
Annie Matthews, Center Director of Atlanta Job Corps
Sue Payne, Executive Director of Girls on the Run of Atlanta Ladies in Pink, Patient Navigators at the Avon Breast Health Center at Grady
Mia Thornton, Founder & Chairman of Speak Life Foundation
Haley Kilpatrick, Founder & Executive Director of Girl Talk
Dr. Yolanda Wimberly, Morehouse School of Medicine
Sally Davis, Morehouse School of Medicine

2009

Jan Azar, Wesleyan women’s basketball head coach
Judith F. Bagby, Bagby Law Office, P.C./Breast Cancer Survivor
Dr. Carey Roth Bayer, Morehouse School of Medicine
Debbie Clark, Author/Teacher at Lanier Career Academy
Bertha Covington, Mothers Away from Home
Nellie Duke, Georgia Commission on Women
Mychree Nocha Hemphill, Founder of SheEO Professional Women’s Alliance
Jennifer Keeling, Alyssa and Brothers, Inc. dba Rowley Residence
Nancy Lewis, Progressive Techniques, Inc.
Brenda Muhammad, MOMS/Atlanta Victim Assistance
Darlene Beale-Norris, CEO Leadership And Development of our Youth in Sports (LADYS, Inc.)
Chelsea Mone Patterson, Rockdale Magnet School for Science & Technology/Women’s basketball player
LaChina Robinson, TV Media Personality
Paola Salazar, Community Affairs Director for Univision 34
Rashan Ali Smith, Sporty Girls, Inc.
Jena Claire Springer, Special Olympics Athlete
Dr. Jayanthi Srinivasiah, Medical Oncologist at Dekalb Medical Center
Dr. Latoya Williams, New Life International Family Church/Free to Be Me Ministry
Amy Zeremba, Executive Director of the Georgia Law Center for the Homeless
Sharon Bryant-Zellner, Shiloh Baptist Church

2008

Anne Barr, Decatur Women’s Sports League
Danielle Beverly
Elaine Bryant
Connie Dodgen, People’s First of Henry County
Rhonda Fayebaker
Jill Egan
Paula Goodman, Director of Engagement Best Buy/Women’s Leadership Forum
Kareen Greer, TV News Anchor
Deborah Jennings, Each One Reach One
Dr. Betty Jean
Dr. Lisa Rossbacher, Southern Polytechnic State University
Vanessa Sharp, Change One Life, Ind.
Barbara Sherwood
Laura Jeanne Stewart, AFLAC Cancer Center/KSU Relay for Life/Etowah High School
Annette Tirabasso, Deloitte Consulting
Dina Vassil, Rally Foundation
Elena Weaver, Special Olympics Gymnast
Lisa Williams, Living Waters for Girls
B. Nishiyama Willis, AFD – Airport Fire Administrator
Diedre York