Faith S. Hudson
Upon graduation from Spelman College, Faith Hudson began her career in Education as a 2010 Teach for America Corps member serving low income and at-risk students in the city of Atlanta. After the corps, Faith went on to pursue her Juris Doctorate with the Mercer University School of Law where she was invited to join the Mercer Law Review and graduated Cum Laude. As a second year law student Faith received academic honors and awards from the Gates City Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys and The Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys.
Maintaining her commitment to educational equity, while in law school, Faith worked with the U.S. Department of Education-Office for Civil Rights, advocating for students exposed to discriminatory practices in the educational setting. As a second year law student, Faith served the National Black Law Student Association as the National Secretary however, she is most proud of founding and serving as the Chair of the Mercer Black Law Students Association’s First Year Academic Success Program which she entitled, “The Talented 10th.”
Faith continued her Educational Law and Policy work as the Assistant Principal at the American International Academy in Weifang China. While abroad Faith continued to develop her body of research around the development and retention of a talented educator workforce.
Faith is now petitioning the Atlanta Public Schools System to open the Qiángdà Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Charter School in the same community she once served as an Atlanta Public Schools teacher.
Faith is committed to closing the opportunity gap for our nations marginalized youth and providing Power through Knowledge, for every child.