Georgia World Congress Center Authority to honor women leaders during 2nd Annual Making HERstory event in celebration of Women’s History Month

Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) announced the return of its highly anticipated event, the 2nd Annual Making HERstory, in celebration of Women’s History Month. Scheduled for March 27, 2024, from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm ET at Auditorium C101 of the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), Making HERstory aims to honor the achievements of women, foster dialogue, and empower women at all stages of life in diverse careers.


New to the event this year is an awards ceremony honoring women who have made significant contributions to their communities and industries. The awards include the Making HERstory Community Champion Award presented by The Atlantan, Making HERstory Corporate Champion Award, and the Making HERstory UNconventional Award. Making HERstory serves as a platform to highlight the significant contributions of women leaders in the tourism industry, which plays a vital role in driving Georgia’s economy. Full press release here.



Cindy Parlow Cone, President, United States Soccer Federation (fireside chat speaker), UNconventional Award

Roz Lewis, President & CEO, Greater Women’s Business Council, Community Champion Award

Shannon Heath Longino, Senior Vice President, Truist, Corporate Champion Award



Teri Agosta – General Manager, Signia by Hilton Atlanta

Erica Bolden – Head of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and People Analytics, Mercedes-Benz USA

Charlene Lopez – Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer, Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau

Liz Loreti – Chief Development Officer, Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

Camye Mackey – EVP and Chief People, Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena

Rachael Pollard – Director of Human Resources, Signia by Hilton Atlanta

April Russell – Director of Sales, Georgia World Congress Center Authority



March 27, 2024

1 P.M. – 6 P.M.



Georgia World Congress Center | Auditorium C101

285 Andrew Young International Blvd.

Atlanta, GA 30313