Women in the Arts and Business Luncheon 2020 Buy Tickets

Friday, April 24th, 2020

12:15 - 2:45 PM

Twelve Atlantic Station 

Individual tickets: $95
Nonprofit rate: $75

Apr. 24, 2020 - Apr. 24, 2020

Twelve Atlantic Station
361 17th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30363

This popular luncheon joins together business leaders and performing artists for an informative and lively dialogue, great networking, and a gourmet lunch. Panelists discuss relevant issues in the arts, philanthropy, and economic development of Atlanta. Each year, we also honor two Atlantans who are making a valuable impact on our community.

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This year we have an updated event name and a powerful theme: Dynamic Journeys: Paving the Way. Our exemplary panelists and honorees will inspire with their unique journeys to leadership and community development.

Our panel will be moderated by Synchronicity's Co-Founder and Producing Artistic Director, Rachel May.

Our panelists: 

Ofelia de la Valette – Owner, Dance 101

Christina Smith – Principal Flute, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

Our two esteemed honorees

Sonya M. Halpern - Principal, WIAT Consulting

Ariel Fristoe - Artistic Director, Out of Hand Theatre


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We are happy to discuss custom sponsorship adjustments to meet a company’s needs.
For more information, please contact us at: 404.974.3291 or Dalyla@synchrotheatre.com.

Pioneers:  Mohawk Industries 

Leaders:  Equifax, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, Alston & Bird, Delta Community Credit Union, Agnes Scott College, Federal Home Loan Bank, KPMG

Host Committee:  Kristie Madara, Julianne Taft, Brian Kurlander, Laura Kurlander-Nagel


Sonya M. Halpern

Principal, WIAT Consulting

Sonya Halpern is an entrepreneur with two decades of fundraising, marketing and event production experience in for-profit and non-profit environments. She recently launched Whiskey in a Teacup (WIAT) Consulting, an arts and cultural consultancy and communications firm.

Sonya’s superpower is her ability to translate mission into a compelling oral, visual or programmatic narrative that allows entities to meet their goals. With a passion for the arts, politics and education, Ms. Halpern has dedicated her civic and philanthropic engagement in these areas.


Ariel Fristoe

Artistic Director | Out of Hand Theater

Ariel Fristoe is the founder and Artistic Director of Out of Hand Theater. Since 2001, Out of Hand has partnered with dozens of organizations to create innovative events that build community and promote social change. Ariel holds a BA in Theater and French, summa cum laude, from Emory University, where she received the Lewis Sudler Prize in the Arts and the Friends of Theater Emory Most Valuable Collaborator Award. She won the Loridans Artist Encouragement Award in 2009. Ariel teaches arts administration and arts management at Emory.

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