Nedra Deadwyler is a public historian from Atlanta. Her approach centers on Black, Indigenous, and POC voices in how we talk about place and history. She has nearly a decade of experience in social entrepreneurship; and previous a career as a social worker with a focus on youth development and providing therapy in a community mental health center. Nedra is passionate about bringing attention to valuable stories, rooted in place to foster a society that is rooted in connectedness, understanding, and justice. She is the Founder and Principal of Civil Bikes, a preservation and heritage tour company, based in Atlanta, Georgia. She received a Master of Social Work from New York University, a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Georgia, and a Master of Heritage Preservation from Georgia State University, (December 2020).