Hanna Joy Atkinson, Special Olympics Athlete, Colorado and Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger

Hanna Joy Atkinson

Hanna Joy Atkinson, 26, was born and raised in Littleton, Colorado. Hanna represents the North America region as a Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger. She also serves as a Health Messenger and has represented Special Olympics Colorado at Capitol Hill Day in Washington, D.C.

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What lessons did you learn in 2021 and how do you plan to implement those lessons in 2022 to make the world more inclusive?
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I dedicate my time to develop as an athlete leader. I show up to my commitments and sport practices. Some days I don’t feel like putting in the effort, but I do it anyway because it helps me develop into a stronger athlete and a stronger leader. I am willing to put in the hard work! True leaders dedicate their energy to what they love to do.
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This blog article, written by Hanna Joy Atkinson, a Special Olympics Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger, was originally posted by Special Olympics North America. Lady Gaga recently interviewed Hanna who served as a reporter for Lady Gaga’s Channel Kindness, the digital platform for her Born This Way Foundation.
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To celebrate inclusion in my life, I was able to take part in some really fun events during the Global Week of Inclusion!
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