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  • Monday, March 27, 2017 8:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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    Terica works for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and has over 15 years of communications management and program leadership experience. 

    At CDC, she currently leads communication projects for the Office of the Director Health Communication Science Office in the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention.  In 2015, she served as the Deputy Response Lead/Information Officer as a part of CDC’s Ebola Response in Liberia, Africa. Prior to coming to CDC, Ms. Scott excelled in managing strategic partnerships, $50 million budget, $17.5 million in grants, and contracts for 12 alternative education programs for the School District of Philadelphia, PA.   She is the founding board member of AfterClassEngagements, a STEM based after school program in Monrovia, Liberia--the first of its kind in the country.


    Terica is a graduate of the 2016 Atlanta Federal Executive Board Leadership Government Class. She was the 2016 Vice President for the YGL Atlanta Chapter and founding Board Member of YGL Atlanta Chapter. She served as CDC’s Young Professional’s Network (YPN) President 2012-2013.

    She also founded the Younger Women’s Task Force Atlanta Chapter, which is now a part of the American Association for University Women, and led this movement from 2009-2014. She served on the the board for Georgia Women for a Change and helped implement the Georgia Women's Policy Institute, the only policy program that empowers women to create and pass legislation that matters most to them. This movement has helped create and pass many laws in Georgia including the Human Trafficking law, National Human Trafficking Hotline, and Safe Harbor bill. In 2016, she attended the White House United State of Women event, the first unified movement to empower women both domestically but globally in Washington DC as a nomination Game Changer. 

    She has also launched digital mobile applications and conceptualized innovative Platforms as Chief Strategy Officer for DataBox Technologies, LLC. 

    In addition, she consults with small businesses to advance communications and operations. She coaches and teaches individuals in the areas of personal development, career success, and leadership.

    She has a blog, www.TericaScott.com, which focuses on inspiring others to reach their greatest potential through motivational articles and quotes.

    She has a Master of Arts degree in Professional and Business Communications from LaSalle University and Bachelors of Arts in Mass Communication from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. At Cheyney, the nation's first institution for higher learning for blacks, she graduated with the eighth highest GPA, and excelled as an inaugural scholar in the Keystone Honors Academy. She is a 17 year member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and she lives in Dekalb County, Georgia with her 9 year old son. 


  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017 8:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    YPs please helps us congratulate Adam Tolliver on his new role! Adam was recently asked to serve as Atlanta's Chief Ambassador for New York Life's $50 Billion African American Community Empowerment Plan, which is a national initiative to create $50 Billion of tax-free wealth to be transferred from one generation to the next in the Black community. To date, they have created $44.2 Billion in future income for Black families across the nation. In coordination with 40+ other Black Financial Services Professionals here in the Atlanta area, it is his responsibility to ensure that our city has a significant impact on helping us reach our final goal.


    Congrats Adam! Below is Adam’s contact information


    Phone - 404-210-9311

    Email - atolliver@ft.newyorklife.com

    website - adamtolliver.com

  • Saturday, February 18, 2017 10:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Congrats Darien Grant for being our member of the quarter! Darien has worked with our project ready high school students, participated in our voter registration drives, serves as a YP Ambassador and a YPeer, assisted with our personal and professional development programs, helped replenish and rejuvenate our clothing closet and participates in our YP fit initiatives such as YP kickball.

  • Saturday, October 08, 2016 10:39 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    On behalf of the ULGA-YP Board and the entire YP family, thank you Meagan for your service and sacrifice!


    Visit CRAFTED by Meagan

    Follow Meagan on instagram: @simplybenzi



  • Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:37 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    VKV Communications LLC was founded in 2013 as a small firm that offers affordable and effective communications consulting and communications services for individuals,

    ​ startups,​ public and private companies, as well as non-profit organizations. As our firm grows, we maintain our quality customer service and affordable prices. We are based in Atlanta, GA, but provide services worldwide.


    ​V​KV Communications LLC offers the following services:

    Communications Consulting | Photography | Event Planning

    Writing & Editing | Blogging |Graphic Design | Logo Design | Styling

    Website Design | Media Relations | Social Media Training & Monitoring | Branding


    In 2016, VKV Communications has had more than 120 photography clients and has provided communications services and consulting for more than 25 companies and individuals.


    Visit www.vettvandiver.com for more information.


    Vett’s Most Recent Favorite Quote “Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” - Warren Buffet



  • Saturday, August 13, 2016 10:36 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Marquetta Williams is from a small town called Greenville, Florida. She attended Florida A&M University (FAMU) for her undergraduate degree as well as her Master's degree. Her undergraduate degree is in Health Information Management and her Master's degree is in Public Health. In July 2011, this country girl moved to the big city of Atlanta, Georgia. She is currently a Funding Resource Specialist at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). She joined ULGA-YP because she wanted to be a part of an organization where she could become involved within the community, grow interpersonally as well as intrapersonally, and meet like-minded, optimistic, young professionals. She has enjoyed herself at the events that she has attended so far and is happy to be a part of an awesome organization!

    Fun Fact: “I like to make stretchy, beaded bracelets and I’m an optimist.”

    Favorite Quote: “It is what it is. Keep it moving.

  • Friday, July 08, 2016 10:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Christian graduated from the University of West Georgia with a BA in Psychology, and a minor in English-Creative Writing. She is currently pursuing her Master's Degree in Theology, with the hopes of becoming a Christian Marriage and Family Therapist. She is also writing a book on the topics of Christianity, Dating, and Celibacy.


    “I joined YP because I wanted to be connected with like minded individuals who understand the true importance of giving back to our communities.”


    One of my favorite quotes: "I'ma keep running cause a winner don't quit on themselves" --Beyonce


  • Friday, July 01, 2016 10:32 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Congratulations to Victoria Phifer on her First Published Article!


  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016 10:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    “I joined the Urban League of Greater Atlanta Young Professionals to widen my Atlanta network. I have been so impressed by the caliber of people in this organization and it keeps me inspired to make changes for our community.”


    Keara James is currently an MBA Student at Emory University's Goizueta Business School.

    IG: KearBear_01


    Favorite Quote: "Don't complain about anything in your power to change."



  • Wednesday, June 01, 2016 10:29 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Overall, LPC (Legislative Policy Conference) was informative, engaging and enjoyable. I now have a better understanding of the work we do as an organization. Prior to attending LPC, I was conscious of the state of our communities, but hearing the metrics delivered in The State of Black America presentation further opened my eyes to the crisis we face in our communities.


    The conference included various forums, meetings with Congressmen and their staff, hearing from Vice President Joseph Biden and various networking events.


    I'd have to say the highlight was connecting with professional leaders and young professionals from around the country and spending more time, in an intimate setting, with our own leaders.


    After attending LPC, I am even more empowered to do more in service. It is my hope that everyone has the opportunity to attend a National Urban League conference in the future. Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

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