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[Club Meeting] Guest Speaker: Wonya Lucas, Pres/CEO of Public Broadcasting Atl

  • Terminus 200

    3333 Piedmont Road, Suite 1000, Atlanta, GA (map)

    33.846046 -84.372490

  • Free parking is available in the Rooms To Go parking lot across the street. The entrance is located in between the 2 Terminus buildings (200 bldg on left). Look for a Rotaract rep in the lobby or kindly ask security to let you up to the 10th floor.
  • Wonya Lucas is President and CEO of Public Broadcasting Atlanta which includes NPR
    station WABE, Atlanta’s PBS station, PBA, and several associated online properties including Arts
    & Culture site, Atlanta Planit. Prior to this appointment, Lucas led the Lucas Strategic Consulting
    Group with a focus on media start-ups. Previously, Lucas was President and CEO for TV One
    where she was responsible for all strategic decisions and daily operations. Prior to joining TV
    One, Lucas held several positions at Discovery Communications including Executive Vice
    President and Chief Operating Officer for Discovery Channel and Science Channel and Global
    Chief Marketing Officer with responsibility for marketing in 210 countries and over 130 networks.


    Prior to joining Discovery Communications in 2008, Lucas served as General Manager
    and Executive Vice President of The Weather Channel Networks, where she was responsible for
    daily operations, programming development, corporate strategy and development, strategic
    marketing for The Weather Channel and weather.com. Before joining The Weather Channel in
    2002 as Executive Vice President of Marketing, Lucas held several positions at Turner
    Broadcasting System, including Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing for cnn.com and CNN
    Networks Worldwide, Vice President of Business Operations and Network Development for Turner
    Entertainment and Vice President of Entertainment Marketing for TNT. Her other experience
    includes brand management roles for The Coca-Cola Company and The Clorox Company. Lucas
    began her career with Westinghouse Electric as a Product Engineer.


    Lucas currently serves on several boards including the Georgia Tech Advisory Board,
    Georgia Tech Alumni Association Board of Trustees, National Environmental Education
    Foundation, Girl Scouts USA, and the Children’s Museum of Atlanta.


    Lucas is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Industrial and Systems
    Engineering and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with an M.B.A in Finance
    and Marketing.

    If you are a first time guest, attending a club meeting is a great way to get to know the club and its members! As always, you are welcome to bring friends to the meeting.

    Dress Code: Professional

    Where: All our club meetings are held in the conference room on the 10th floor of the Terminus 2 building on the corner Peachtree and Piedmont roads. Click here for detailed directions. Free parking is available in the Rooms to Go lot across the street.

    When: See above for date. The meeting will start promptly at 6.45pm and will last approximately 1 hour, followed by dinner at a restaurant nearby.

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