Recap: Atlanta Catalyst Awards
Last night, UPTOWN Professional Magazine and Coca Cola hosted the 2012 Atlanta Catalyst Awards at the High Museum of Art. The UPTOWN Catalyst Awards spotlights minorities who have truly made a positive impact in their communities at large.
Recipients of this year’s Atlanta Catalyst Award for Corporate Achievement and Community Leadership are:
- Kimberly Evans Paige – AVP African American Marketing
- Reginald Mebane, Director – Office of Diversity Management and EEO – The Center for Disease Control and Prevention
- Dr. Gary May – Dean College of Engineering of Georgia Tech
- Rhonda Mims – President ING Foundation and SVP – Office of Corporate Responsibility for ING
- Brenda Mullins – Second Vice-President, Human Resources, Diversity Officer of Aflac, Inc.
- Arlette Guthrie – Vice-President – Talent Management and Diversity of The Home Depot
- Dr. Dennis P. Kimbro - Clark-Atlanta University
- Leron E. Rogers – Partner of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
- Jackie Parker – Vice-President, Corporate Philanthropy of Newell-Rubbermaid
- Letty Ashworth – General Manager, Global Diversity of Delta Air Lines
Congressman John Lewis was also awarded the Humanitarian Award, sponsored by Fifth Third Bank.
Catalyst Award recipients were recognized at this private ceremony, in addition to being featured in UPTOWN Professional magazine. Throughout the evening, attendees enjoyed a live jazz band, cocktails and passed appetizers.