You are invited to connect with OYW Ambassadors for a special OYW Meet-Up at Coca-Cola Headquarters on Thursday, May 24, 2018!
About the event:
In collaboration with One Young World, Coca-Cola is excited to welcome all OYW Ambassadors to the Coca-Cola Headquarters for the THIS-Ability Signature Event and OYW Meet-Up!
The THIS-Ability Signature event is Coca-Cola’s newest Business Resource Group which will serve as a corporate thought leader on the area of disabilities insights and an advocate for a winning and inclusive culture. The event includes a robust line up of speakers sharing their personal stories and the importance of disability inclusion in the workplace, community and all aspects of life.
The OYW Meet-Up will take place after the Signature Event on Coca-Cola’s campus.
1:30-1:45pm: Arrive at Coca-Cola HQ for registration
2:00-4:30pm: THIS-Ability Signature Event
4:30-6:30pm: OYW Meet-Up (Networking & Happy Hour)
When & where:
Thursday, 24 May. 1:30
Coca-Cola Headquarters. One Coca-Cola Plaza, Atlanta, GA 30313
Who's on the agenda:
- Ed “E.Q.” Sylvester – Director of the Western Golf Association, founder of Freedom Golf Association, a charity that brings the joy and freedom to the special needs community through the game of golf.
- James H. Shepherd, Jr. – The Shepherd Center Chairman of the Board of Directors, Co-Founder, Chief Strategy Officer. The Shepherd Center is a private, not-for-profit, hospital located in Atlanta, Ga. It's one of the nation's leading hospitals specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain and other neurological conditions.
- Anna Choo Elmers, M.D. – The Shepherd Center Staff Physiatrist providing Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Services to clients and injury prevention education to the community.
The OYW Meet-Up is being led by Allison Cox and Jesse Breidinger. Allie and Jesse are both employees of Coca-Cola North America based out of Atlanta, GA. They served as part of the 2017 Coca-Cola Delegation at OYW in Bogotá which inspired them to spark positive change within their own organization and their personal lives! They will be returning to the 2018 OYW Summit in the Hague as Returning Ambassadors. Hear more from them at the Meet-Up.