Welcome to the 2017 - 2018 Rotary year with Betty Willis serving as our Decatur Rotary President. We have a great line-up of meetings scheduled as we start the Rotary year off with a bang and hope you join us!
Decatur Rotary Club Meeting Information: Wonya Lucas CEO, WABE and PBA
Date: 10/13/2017 at 12:15 PM
Wonya Lucas is president and CEO of Public Broadcasting Atlanta, which includes NPR station WABE, Atlanta’s PBS station, PBA, and several associated online properties including the arts and culture site, Atlanta Planit.
Previously, Lucas was president and CEO for TV One where she was responsible for all strategic decisions and daily operations. Prior to joining TV One, Lucas held several positions at Discovery Communications including executive vice president and chief operating officer for Discovery Channel and Science Channel, and global chief marketing officer for Discovery, marketing in 210 countries and more than 130 networks. While at Discovery, Lucas helped launch the Investigation Discovery, HUB and OWN networks.
Wonya Lucas is a member of the Rotary Club of Atlanta, International Women’s Forum, Leadership Atlanta, Metro Atlanta Chamber, and the Atlanta Business League. She serves on the boards of JC Penney, National Public Radio, Girl Scouts USA, National Environmental Education Foundation, Georgia Tech College of Engineering Board, Georgia Tech Alumni Association Board of Trustees, Girl Talk and the Children’s Museum of Atlanta.
Lucas is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in industrial and systems engineering and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with an M.B.A in finance and marketing. She is the proud mother of two daughters, Alexis and Sydney.