Erika Y Mitchell

Erika Y. Mitchell, panelist

Board Member, Atlanta Board of Education District 5

Erika Y. Mitchell

Erika Y Mitchell Erika Y. Mitchell, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Computer Information Systems from Alabama State University. Erika has worked for major global brands, including: Coca Cola, Cbeyond, and Kodak as an Information Technology (IT) specialist. Erika is a multitalented professional and local public servant committed to bridging the gap between nonprofit organizations and for-profit companies. Currently, she serves on the Atlanta Board of Education’s Policy Review Committee, Board Development Committee, and the Board of Directors for the Atlanta Beltline. In addition, Erika is on the Georgia Statewide Human Trafficking Taskforce Workgroup, Fulton County Citizen Court Watch for Zone 4, and was appointed by former Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to serve on the Atlanta 2020 Census Committee. Erika is an elected member of the National School Boards Association’s Council of Urban Boards of Education’s Steering Committee and serves as Vice-Chair 2021-2023. She also serves as the elected Secretary of the National Black Council of School Board Members, where she chairs the Policy & Resolution Committee for both Councils. Erika has received several awards throughout her career, including: the 2020 Atlanta Business League’s 100 Women of Influence, National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. (The Greater Atlanta Chapter) Public Servant Award, and the 2019 C.T Martin’s Public Servant Award, just to name a few. Erika is a mother of two - son Kaden (13), daughter Anna (10), and dog George (2). In her spare time, she enjoys golfing, traveling, and volunteering in her community.