Jeanine Liburd

Chief Social Impact and Communications Officer, BET

George T. French Jr.

President, Clark Atlanta University

Dwayna Haley

Senior Vice President, Porter Novelli

Lindsey Watts

Public Relations Specialist, High Museum of Art

Kristen Brown

Communications Assistant, High Museum of Art

Kristie Swink Benson

Director of Communications, High Museum of Art

Lloyd Yates

President, Tylmen

Maxine Clark

Founder, Build-A-Bear Workshop

Juan Meng

Associate Professor of Advertising & Public Relations

Natalie Godwin

Assistant Vice President, External Communications UNUM

Marlene S. Neill

Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director, Baylor University

Richard Levick

Chairman & CEO, LEVICK

Nakita Pope

Chief Chick, Branding Chicks

Ruth Ann Harnisch

Founder & President, The Harnisch Foundation

Jasmine Gurley

Director of Public Relations & Communications, Morehouse College

Kelly Higgins

Senior Manager, Corporate Citizenship, Fiserv

Whit Clay

Co-CEO, Sloane & Company

Terrence Moline

African American Graphic Designers, Creator & Owner

LeKeith Taylor

Senior Vice President of Brand Innovation & Impact, Porter Novelli

Ashani Johnson-Turbes, PhD

Global Communications, Director of Performance & Intelligence, McDonald’s Corporation

Sean Jones

Regional Sales Manager, Comcast Spotlight

Ayanna Robinson

Executive Vice President, Porter Novelli

Brittany Thoms

President & Co-founder, See Spark Go

Mallom Liggon

Director of Consumer Insights, Culture and Strategy, Turner Sports

Callie Young

Content Manager, See Spark Go

Jennifer Garrett

VP of Content + Creative, See Spark Go

Josh Deyton

VP of Digital Strategy, See Spark Go

Carly Wages

Manager, Strategy and Planning, Luckie

Daniela Gonzalez

Manager, Strategy and Planning, Luckie

Emma Kate Protis

Manager of Advocacy, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Delta Air Lines

Ashlyn Belding

Assistant Director, See Spark Go

Alicia Thompson

APR, President, Signature Leadership LLC

Dr. Chanel Hampton

Founder and CEO, Strategic Community Partners

Rae Robinson

Senior Vice President, SKDK

Meg Fligg

Director of Communications and Public Affairs,


Brooke Lujano

Senior Communications Manager, Georgia-Pacific

Jessica Welch

VP, Head of People, BBDO Atlanta

Ellen O'Donnell

Production Business Manager/Producer, The Marketing Arm

Camille Torres

Manager, Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Corning Incorporated

Janay Boyer

Assistant Director, See Spark Go

Natalie Matthews

PR Manager, See Spark Go

Nico Mejia

Graphic Design Coordinator, See Spark Go


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