Odyssey Annual Brunch

February 7, 2022

Co-Chairs: Amanda Price & Catherine Kraft

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

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. This event also honors a star Odyssey scholar who represents the promising future of Atlanta’s youth.

2022 Odyssey Brunch Committee

Amanda Price
Catherine Kraft

Honorary Co-Chairs
Stacey Noel
Martha Zazworsky

Corrie Alford
Kim Bartlett
Elise Baumann
Ashley Bell
Jen Bennecke
Trameka Bettis
Sarah Bochar Early
Taylor Butkus
Kathryn Calhoun
Bliss Campbell
Katherine Dierdorff
Abby Echols
Kelly Evans
Reema Gillian
Lea Gilliland
Katie Gohde
Newell Harbin
Elizabeth Hawk

Cindy Heiser
Tinsley Hickson
Anne Park Hopkins
Lisa Horne
Tina Hunsicker
Catherine Jaxon
Chambless Kalka
Amy Kim Gira
Lauren Lindenbaum
Christina McClelland
Betsy Meacham
Mandira Mehra
Wendy Miller
Helen Mitchell
Louise Moore
Veronica Morrissette
Anita Moser
Amy Musarra Kramer
Kara Mylod

Jennifer Nichols
Swati Patel
Alden Potts
Hannah Powell
Lindsey Randolph
Lynne Rankin
Zakiya Rice
Britt Richards
Emily Sauerteig
Melanie Schoen
Teresa Shell
Arthur Smith
Wendy Stengel
Parker Tekin
Caroline Tolleson
Mary Susan Wheeler
Ashley Whitehurst
Anna Wick
Patricia Williamson

Odyssey Brunch Keynote Speakers

2020 – Aja Patterson, and Teacher Honorees Ann Tedesco and Michelle Hayes
2019 – Jared Bailey, Taylor Walker, and Meria  J. Cartstarphen, Superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools
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

2020 Photos

Annual Brunch Raffle