Hanna Joy Atkinson

Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger (SSIGM) Athlete leader 2019-2023 Special Olympics Colorado
A picture of Loretta with text that reads: Happy Birthday Loretta Claiborne. The text is illustrated with streamers and balloons.
Loretta Claiborne has traveled the world with Special Olympics since starting to compete in 1970 with Special Olympics Pennsylvania. Over the past 50 years, she’s grown into one of Special Olympics’ most influential voices.
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Mentor Chris Winston (left) poses with SSIGM and Special Olympics Illinois athlete Daniel Smrokowski.
The 10 Sargent Shriver International Global Messengers (SSIGM) gathered in a Ritz-Carlton Grand Canal Hotel during the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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Hanna Joy Atkinson dancing in her living room.
Hanna Joy Atkinson, a Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger from Colorado, shares these tips to have fun and keep busy while indoors.
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Hanna Joy Atkinson standing in front of a evergreen tree smiling and has on a red Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger polo.
Studies show that roughly 80% of people are nervous about speaking in front of an audience.
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Tips on Delivering an Impactful Speech
Studies show that roughly 80% of people are nervous about speaking in front of an audience. If you are one of those people, Hanna Joy Atkinson has a few tips to get you more comfortable giving speeches and presentations so you can wow the crowd.
Hanna standing next to a bride as the bride holds a bouquet and has her arm around Hanna's shoulder.
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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Haseeb Abbasi at Opening Ceremony
Sargent Shriver International Global Messengers have been busy at the 2019 World Games!
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Daniel Smrokowski and Healthy Athletes
Daniel Smrokowski interviews Hanna Joy Atkinson, Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger and Health Messenger
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