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Muhammad Ali Center Welcomes Judge Angela McCormick Bisig as Its Next Daughters of Greatness Speaker

(July 15, 2016)...

Bisig will speak on Friday, August 12th

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (July 15, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce its upcoming Daughters of Greatness speaker: Judge Angela McCormick Bisig. Gray will speak at the Center on Friday, August 12th. The event will begin with a hot breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and the program will follow from 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Throughout the year, the Daughters of Greatness breakfast series invites prominent women engaged in social philanthropy, activism, and pursuits of justice to share their stories with the Louisville community. The Daughters of Greatness series provides a place for dialogue and discussion on current issues of justice, community engagement, and social movements within the Louisville area and beyond.

Judge Angela McCormick Bisig has been a member of the Kentucky Judiciary for 14 years, currently serving as a Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge. Prior to this post, Judge Bisig was elected and served for 10 years as a Jefferson County District Judge. She helped to establish a special program called the Enhanced Supervision Docket requiring court supervision of domestic violence offenders. She was elected the Chief Judge of District Court in 2012. Before becoming a judge, she worked as a prosecutor in the area of domestic violence and sexual assault for 7 years. She is very involved in the community and is currently Chair of the Board of Directors for Restorative Justice Louisville—bringing a restorative justice pilot project to juvenile court. She serves on the Disproportionate Minority Confinement Committee of the juvenile court and has worked for years on the Chief Justice’s Racial Fairness Task Force. She also started the first-ever language and cultural immersion program for the Jefferson County Court system. She serves on several boards, including the University of Louisville Board of Overseers. She was voted the “Judge of the year” by the Louisville Bar Association in 2013. She is married to Arnold Rivera and has three sons and two step-children.

Tickets are $20 for Ali Center members, $25 for non-members, and $15 for students with I.D.s. Tables of 10 are also available. Seating is limited. Reservations are available here or over the phone at 502.992.5341.

About the Muhammad Ali Center

The Muhammad Ali Center, a 501(c)3 corporation, was co-founded by Muhammad Ali and his wife Lonnie in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The international cultural center promotes the six core principles of Muhammad Ali (Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Giving, Respect, and Spirituality) in ways that inspire personal and global greatness and provides programming and events around the focus areas of education, gender equity, and global citizenship. Its newest initiative, Generation Ali, fosters a new generation of leaders to contribute positively to their communities and to change the world for the better. The Center’s headquarters also contains an award-winning museum experience. For more information, please visit www.alicenter.org

Contact:

Jeanie Kahnke
Senior Director of Public Relations and External Affairs
jkahnke@alicenter.org
502.992.5301

AliCenter.org