About the speaker

Rebecca Serna has a Master’s degree from Georgia State’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies in Urban Policy in Planning and Nonprofit Management. Serna was a bike/ped intern with the Georgia DOT and draws on her experience as a Fulbright in Bogotá, Colombia, where she studied participatory planning practices and innovative public transportation projects. She is currently the Executive Director at Atlanta Bicycle Coalition.

Awards include 2019 Advocate of the Year/League of American Bicyclists, 2015 Woman of the Year/Women in Transportation Seminar, 2013 Advocate of the Year/Alliance for Biking and Walking, and the 2013 Longleaf/Georgia Conservancy.

She lives in SE Atlanta with her husband and three sons, loves to read, dance, and grow food, and looks forward to the day when biking for transportation is unremarkable and everyone can move safely, easily, and sustainably throughout the city.

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