The Atlanta Committee for Progress was founded in 2003 and their mission is to provide leadership on the key issues important to economic growth and inclusion for all citizens in the City of Atlanta. The committee includes highly engaged chief executive officers, university presidents and civic leaders who offer expertise in service to Atlanta and its future development.
Kathy has over 35 years of broad financial and operational leadership experience within the consumer and retail sectors. She has a proven track record of success in driving transformations, delivering strong financial performance, and forming strong relationships with investors and industry analysts. She also serves on several public and private company boards.
Kathy retired in March 2019 after 32 years with The Coca-Cola Company where she was the Chief Financial Officer and President, Enabling Services. In these roles, Waller led the company's global finance, technical and shared services organizations, and represented the company to investors, lenders, and rating agencies. Waller also serves as a Board members for Delta Airlines, CGI Group, Cadence Bancorporation and Beyond Meat. In addition to her c-suite role, Waller was the founding chair of The Coca-Cola Company's Women's Leadership Council.
The Stave room is housed in American Spirit Works located in the trendy Sweetwater Design District. The event will feature live music, hors d'oeuvres, wine & beer, and will be followed by a keynote speaker and program to celebrate the graduating class of Inspire Atlanta.
Inspire Atlanta is an community impact program and fundraising campaign that supports The Atlanta Women’s Foundation.
Over the course of the five-month initiative, Inspire Atlanta participants explore their core values, network with fellow community leaders, develop a broader understanding of the issues Atlanta’s women and girls face and garner support for these issues through a fundraising campaign.
Join us to celebrate The Atlanta Women's Foundation's (AWF) Inspire Atlanta Class of 2022 for their campaign celebration event! This event will capstone their program and recognize their individual and collective fundraising efforts on behalf of AWF.
Sponsors will receive tickets for the event, logo recognition, and a program advertisement. Please read below for more information about the program, speaker, and sponsorship opportunities.