President/ Executive Director
The Culture Catalyst Inc.- Project Free Style
Austen Williams won the title of Mrs. America 2014 (1st black woman in history) and began traveling the US speaking on her platform, Human Trafficking Awareness. While engaging communities on ways to end modern day slavery she became a recipient of the Phoenix Award, the highest honor given by the City of Atlanta, along with being named Humanitarian of the Year by Viva Internationale Magazine. Currently, Austen is the President of The Culture Catalyst, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. The Culture Catalyst is home to Project Free Style, a fair-trade fashion collection that works with freed survivors of human trafficking.
Friday, September 13
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM