Opportunity in Failure

Opportunity in Failure

Former Breakthrough Atlanta scholar Esco Hill of “Esco Eats” used failure as a foundation for a thriving business. Former Breakthrough Atlanta scholar Esco Hill has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. While in college at Jackson State University majoring in Business...
Building Skills for College and Beyond

Building Skills for College and Beyond

Scholar Spotlight: DeAndrea Donate DeAndrea, a Breakthrough Atlanta student and high school junior, fondly recalls how Breakthrough Atlanta’s summer programming helped her get ahead in school. “There was a lot of hands-on learning, a lot of visual learning, and a lot...
A Pathway to Leadership in Service

A Pathway to Leadership in Service

Spotlight: Daniel “Danny” Shoy, Jr. Breakthrough Atlanta was an early career turning point for Daniel “Danny” Shoy, Jr., President & CEO of the East Lake Foundation When Danny Shoy, a first-generation American from New York City, moved to Atlanta in 1991 to attend...
A Young Leader’s Impact

A Young Leader’s Impact

Spotlight: Keno Sadler Keno Sadler was just 22 when he launched the organization that would become Breakthrough Atlanta and became its first executive director. After completing a two-year enlistment with the Navy, Keno Sadler attended Morehouse College with plans to...
Exploring the Laws of Physics

Exploring the Laws of Physics

Teaching Fellow Spotlight: Michael Chen Michael Chen attends Emory University, where he is majoring in neuroscience. He plans to attend medical school next year and hopes to be involved in medical education. This summer, Mr. Chen taught science, technology,...
2021 Fund-A-Scholar Presenting Sponsor

2021 Fund-A-Scholar Presenting Sponsor

Sponsor Spotlight: Neiman Marcus Neiman Marcus has generously supported Breakthrough Atlanta since 2019. Breakthrough is proud to have Neiman Marcus as the Presenting Sponsor of our 2021 Fund-A-Scholar Evening. Support from Neiman Marcus has taken on multiple forms...