2021 Global Changemaker Nina Vaca with Scott Beale, Atlas Corps Founder, and Bidjan Nashat, Atlas Corps CEO, gather to celebrate 15 years of Atlas Corps on November 20, 2021, in Washington, DC.

On November 20, 2021, the Atlas Corps Community gathered in-person and online to celebrate the Atlas Corps 15th Anniversary Gala. The event recognized Atlas Corps in its 15th year of operation, which includes engaging 1,100 social change leaders from 110 countries in their leadership development programs. A highlight of the evening was the presentation of the 2021 Atlas Corps Global Changemaker Award to Ms. Nina Vaca, Chairman and CEO of Pinnacle Group, in recognition of her innovative leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, and inspiration in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion. She was joined in the evening’s recognition by Atlas Corps Founder Scott Beale, who launched the organization in 2006 and transitioned to the U.S. Peace Corps in February 2021 to become the Associate Director for Global Operations, and was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Read the official press release here.

November 20, 2021 – Watch video highlights from the 15th Anniversary Gala held in Washington, DC

November 18, 2021 – View the Virtual Celebration recording that took place on November 18, 2021.










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