About

dsc_5175Maria Pinkelton is the public relations director for the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) and has 22 years of experience in the fields of inclusion, communications, and public relations. In her role at GCDD she manages the organization’s digital media, their statewide storytelling project and organizational diversity, intersectionality and inclusion initiatives.Before joining GCDD she worked as the communications manager for the information technology division of the Cox Media Group where is she translated complex technical concepts into easy to understand language for their internal audiences.

Maria is member of the 2015 Class of Leadership DeKalb, the Georgetown Leadership Institute for Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence, and holds a certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace from the University of South Florida’s Muma School of Business. In her spare time, she serves on the Decatur Education Foundation board, the Lifelong Community Advisory Board, and has been appointed to several city and county based committees addressing the need for racial, age, and socioeconomic diversity in both communities and housing.

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