the 73rd Anniversary of the United Nations,
UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION OF ATLANTA & EMORY UNIVERSITY PRESENT
HUMAN RIGHTS, CLOSE TO HOME: CELEBRATING ATLANTA'S HUMAN RIGHTS CHAMPIONS
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Emory University's Goodrich C White Hall
301 Dowman Dr., Atlanta, GA 30307
at 6:00 p.m.
ADMISSION: FREE / $10 DONATION ASKED FOR THE ADOPT-A-FUTURE REFUGEE CAMPAIGN, BUT NOT REQUIRED
In 2016, she was selected to attend The United State of Women summit in Washington D.C.. With influencers and role models such as former First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Warren Buffett, former President Barack Obama and more!
Jae is a member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta Champions Club for G.I.R.L.S. and Off The Field Wives, which is the National Football Player Wives Association.
Jae’s passions are music and entertainment and she loves working in-front or behind the scenes in both.
Girl Power Hour Radio is a global lifestyle radio show designed to compel and empower women toward greater achievement in business, philanthropy and individuality.
A sought-after speaker and women’s leadership strategist, she is the U.S. Ambassador to AVEGA Agahozo in Rwanda, Co-Chair for the Board of Advisors of the Center for Leadership & Service for the University at Albany and a contributor to Forbes and Thrive Global.
Women Igniting Change® works with global policy makers and government leaders in developing countries to create strategic, scalable solutions that improve the lives of women and girls in their communities. They also supportforward thinking organizations committed to fully leveraging the strategic potential of their women leaders. They’ve worked with women leaders in 14 countries on 6 continents and are trusted by leading brands including Microsoft, Bank of America, Deloitte, Publicis and Oracle.
Lauren also used the knowledge gained from attending social enterprise accelerator programs, including VilCAP: Start Up Clarkston and entrepreneur workshops to offer Cultural Competency, Diversity Training and Change Management consulting services.
Denise has been mentoring young ladies for over 25 years and uses her education of psychology to aide her with her deep faith in Jesus. Her laughter is contagious as she enjoys her 7 beautiful grandchildren and 2 living children. They released their 16 year old son, Jesse, back to His Creator, Jesus, in 1997. He suffered from a rare childhood cancer. This sharpened and shaped Denise's heart for the oppressed suffering women & children in this world.
Denise lives every day in the light of her experiences where she uses her passion while giving a voice to women who would never have an opportunity to DREAM A LITTLE MORE with freedom from war and education for their children as well as themselves. Denise resides in Grayson, Georgia with her husband Art and her extended family in close view. Her travels now continue stateside to Clarkston, Georgia where new HOPE begins for REFUGEE women through PEACE OF THREAD.
Refuge has been featured on CNN, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, Senator Bill Bradley’s radio show, American Voices, Food & Wine magazine, and NPR’s The Salt. Kitti has spoken about Refuge at Creative Mornings, the Q Commons, Leadercast Women, Google Atlanta, and at other venues where people come to hear stories about justice and mercy. Connect with Kitti and Refuge at www.refugecoffeeco.com or on social media @refugecoffeeco.
Ebony has worked supported education in the Atlanta community through managing corporate and community groups of more than 150 individuals. That have completed task such as becoming reading buddies to elementary school students, community beautification projects, chaperoned field trips and assisted with facilitating life skills lessons to elementary, middle and high school aged students.
Prior to working for Cool Girls, Ebony has had experience working as a Domestic Violence Specialist at domestic violence shelter and safe house where she gained her passion for working with women and children. Ebony has also worked for 5 years for Atlanta Public Schools where she was responsible for developing partnerships with organizations with a goal of decreasing the number of students reading below grade level.
Ebony is a trained volunteer director and has earned a certificate of Nonprofit Volunteer Management. Ebony has earned her BS from Kent State University in Human Development and Family Studies. In her free time Ebony enjoys traveling, doing mission work and film and video production.
Prior to this, Wes worked as a Senior Associate for the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA), a program of the United Nations Foundation. UNA-USA is a membership organization with a network of 180+ Chapters over 20,000 members dedicated to inform, inspire, and mobilize the American people to support the ideals and vital work of the United Nations.
Phoenix is establishing Youth Citizen Diplomats Malaysia; a grassroots, youth-powered organisation dedicated to amplifying the voices of Malaysia’s youth in nation building. She fervently champions people-to-people diplomacy as every one of us are citizen diplomats in achieving the sustainable world we envision!
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Special thanks to Emory University, RCE Greater Atlanta Youth Network, United Nations Foundation, Women Igniting Change, Friends of Refugees, Girl Power Hour, Refuge Coffee Co., Cool Girls Inc., Peace of Thread, The Surgery Center for Female Genital Mutilation, Youth Citizen Diplomats Malaysia, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Kappa Omega Chapter, iSpeakPR, The Thai Association of Georgia
If using MARTA, take BUS #6 (Clifton Rd., Little Five Points, Inman Park) at Lindbergh MARTA station to N. Decatur Rd. at Dowman Drive. BUS #6 also stops at Inman Park/Reynoldstown MARTA station. You can also take BUS #36 (N.Decatur/VA Highlands) from Midtown MARTA station to N. Decatur Rd. NE at S. Oxford Rd. NE. BUS #36 also stops near Decatur MARTA station.
Oxford Road Parking Deck (1390 Oxford Road Atlanta, GA 30307): From North Decatur Road, turn right onto Dowman Drive and drive through the main University gate. Once you have entered, continue on Dowman Drive until you reach the roundabout. Enter the roundabout and take the third exit into the Oxford Road Building driveway.
To walk to Goodrich C. White Hall from Oxford Road Parking Deck, follow the signs in the parking deck to the elevator to reach the Office of Undergraduate Admission on the top floor of the building. Exit through the front doors of the building. Walk through the plaza and up the stairs to the left of the Boisfeuillet Jones Building. Cross Dowman Drive and White Hall will be to the left. It's about a 5 minute walk between Oxford Road Parking Deck and White Hall.