Odyssey Annual Brunch

February 5, 2018

St. Regis Hotel – Buckhead
9:30-11:30 am

featuring a keynote address by
Lisa M. Borders, President of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA)

The Odyssey Brunch is Odyssey’s premier fundraising event of the year, and is attended by several hundred Atlantans who share a commitment to educational access for all of Atlanta’s youth. The morning includes a networking brunch, raffle, and a short keynote address by a national thought leader in education. The event also honors each year a star Odyssey student who represents the promising future of Atlanta’s youth.

Odyssey Brunch Keynote Speakers

2017 – Dr. Michael Lomax, CEO and President of UNCF
2016 – Dr. Pedro Noguera, Distinguished Professor at UCLA
2015 – Meria  J. Cartstarphen, Superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools
2014 – Panel with Dr. William Clarkson IV, Headmaster of The Westminster Schools, and John “Sandy’ Smith, founding Odyssey Board Member, moderated by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN

Dr. Michael Lomax

Dr. Pedro Noguera

Dr. Meria J. Carstarphen

2017 Photos

2018 Odyssey Brunch Committee

Co-Chairs: Catherine Flynn and Betsy Meacham

Honorary Co-Chairs: Amy Kim Gira and Lys Paulhus

Corrie Alford
Jennifer Bennecke
Trameka Bettis
Tasneem Bhatia
Marnee Byrd
Julia Demetrius
Abby Echols

Reema Gillian
Lea Gilliland
Emi Gragnani
Margaret Goheen
Tina Hunsicker
Chambless Kalka
Lindsey Kamin

Jennifer Kellett
Landon Lanier
Ashley Miller
Catherine Jaxon
Swati Patel
Whitney Paulowsky
Alden Potts

Michelle Quinones
Stephanie Resnick
Jeannie Sands
Mary Schwartz
Silke Wahl
Angela West
Kira Wood