Mentor Power Hour Q&A with Sojourner Marable Grimmett
May 11 • 6:30 - 8:30pm
Join us for this month’s Mentor Power Hour Q&A where we will be chatting with Sojourner Marable Grimmett about her success!
Sojourner Marable Grimmett is a committed public affairs professional with a unique focus on grassroots community initiatives and social media engagement. Sojourner joined National Church Residences in April 2017, as the External Affairs Director in Atlanta, GA. Her job includes work in external affairs, communications, marketing, media relations, public policy and fundraising. Before working for National Church Residences, Sojourner held positions at Fulton County Government, Morehouse College, the Southern Regional Education Board, and the Savannah College of Art and Design. A compassionate community organizer, Sojourner is one of Atlanta’s sought after social media influencers with the ability to engage online users to enact social change.
Sojourner has had several successes such as co-leading the implementation of lactation pods at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, spearheading President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Fulton County program, organizing effective crime and safety summits, leading fundraising campaign efforts for local charities, and supporting state legislation improving voting rights.
A New Leaders Council - Atlanta and Harvard University AmeriCorps/VISTA alum, Sojourner serves on the Board of Directors for Fulton Atlanta Community Action Authority, Board of Governors for the Red Clay Democrats, and is a member of the Atlanta Red Cross Tiffany Circle, National Council of Negro Women Greater Atlanta Section, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Recently named BMW's "Pay It 4Ward" Honoree in 2017, CentricTV and Upscale Magazine's Woman to Watch in 2016, Atlanta Business Chronicle's 40 Under 40 in 2015, Sojourner is a frequent guest blogger for the Huffington Post and speaker.
Sojourner holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media Arts from Clark Atlanta University and a Master of Arts in Media Studies from The Pennsylvania State University. Sojourner lives in Atlanta with her husband, Roland and their two young sons.
The Mentor Power Hour is a time to showcase the stories of talented professionals. Whether focusing on one mentor's path or the different ways that multiple mentors attacked the challenges in their industry, these discussions will inform, inspire, and help you to connect with the Atlanta community.
Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: W Atlanta Midtown, 188 14th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30361, event will take place in the Zen Room