Dr. Bernice A. King
Dr. Bernice A. King is a global thought leader, orator, peace advocate, and CEO of the King Center, which was founded by her mother, Coretta Scott King. From this position, the same one held by her mother, Dr. King continues to advance her parents’ legacy of Kingian Nonviolence, which she re-branded Nonviolence365®.
Through her work at the Center, she educates youth and adults around the world about the nonviolent principles modeled by her parents. Under her leadership, the Center has implemented numerous initiatives, such as the annual Camp N.O.W. Leadership Academy, Nonviolence365® Trainings and The Beloved Community Talks, just to name a few.
She graduated from Spelman College with a BA in Psychology and from Emory University, with a Masters of Divinity and Doctorate of Law. She also received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Wesley College. She’s a member of the State Bar of Georgia, a trained Mediator, a member of the International Women’s Forum, and the National Council of Negro Women.
Dr. King is an innovative leader dedicated to taking her parents’ legacy and teachings, The King Center, and the work of creating a more peaceful, just, humane world with Nonviolence365® into a new era.
Her most recent accomplishments include being an Alumna of the 2020 Leadership Atlanta Class as well as being honored with The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.’s Phoenix Award which recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to society.