Atlanta Dream’s mission is to inspire, educate and empower in an effort to affect change by building a positive legacy on the following four pillars of:
Health & Wellness, Education, Diversity & Inclusion and Inspiring Women.
2018 Inspiring Women
June 5, 2018 – Rose Scott
As host of the midday news program “Closer Look,” Rose Scott has helped Closer Look become a signature broadcast for the community with her thought-provoking style discussing many important topics. With more than two decades of reporting in Atlanta, she is the recipient of numerous awards including a Southeast Regional Emmy Award, Atlanta Association of Black Journalists Award and multiple Georgia Association of Broadcaster awards. She has also received awards from the Georgia Associated Press and is a Girls Inc. Strong, Smart & Bold Award Winner.
June 3, 2018 – Gigi Pedraza
Social entrepreneur, Gigi Pedraza. As an experienced professional in areas of general management, strategy, operations, marketing and development in both the for-profit and non-profit world, Gigi has managed several businesses including a social venture dedicated to celebrate and empower Latinas in Georgia. She is also currently the founder and Executive Director of Georgia’s Latino Community Fund. As an activist within her community, Gigi has been the recipient of numerous awards including the 2017 Caminar Latino Leadership Award,2016 Best Organization Award and a 2013 TUMI USA winner.
May 29, 2018 – Bernice King
Bernice King, the youngest daughter to the late civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Coretta Scott King. As a speaker, orator, and a preacher, King has successfully coordinated seminars, workshops, and conferences including those for women and family as well as for college students regarding nonviolent conflict resolution. King also serves as a chair of the University Student Conference on Kingian Nonviolence and is a co-founder of Active Ministers Engaged in Nurturing. Fans,