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Keisha Lance Bottoms

Atlanta, U.S.A.

Member of the President's Export Council at The United States White House

Keisha Lance Bottoms is the former mayor of Atlanta, GA. In that role, she led a $2 billion enterprise with 10,000 employees delivering services and fostering well-being for the city’s over 600,000 residents. As a former judge and city council member, Bottoms is the only mayor in Atlanta’s history to have served in all three branches of government.   She is a former senior advisor to President Biden and a current member of the President’s Export Council national advisory committee on international trade. Tracing her family’s roots to a slave plantation in Georgia, it was Bottoms’s honor to be named the 2020 Georgian of the Year by Georgia Trend Magazine. Her recognition also includes being named to Ebony Magazine’s Power 100 List and receiving the Distinguished Civil Rights Advocate Award presented by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law.