Patricia (Pattie) Baker blogs at Traveling at the Speed of Bike and at Food For My Daughters (both of which serve as companions to books of the same names, all proceeds from which benefit those in need). She is a frequently-published journalist with global publications and sites, and former corporate communications professional.
Originally from New York, she founded the City of Dunwoody’s Sustainability Commission when where she lives in Metro Atlanta became the newest city in the USA and was recently named the 2020 Sustainability Hero due to twelve years of advocacy work. See other media coverage of her work (including in O: The Oprah Magazine) here.
As a League of American Bicyclists Cycling Instructor (#5382), she offers free bike classes to those underrepresented in public space in four different ways, including the first basic bike skills classes in the world delivered via text and TikTok. She also serves as a People for Bikes Ambassador, for which she creates free bike tours that are welcoming to all, as well as the Metro Atlanta Bicycle Mayor as part of a global consortium of bicycle mayors with the Amsterdam-based social enterprise BYCS. She is a member of Mensa, the Society of Children’s Book Authors and Illustrators, the League of American Bicyclists, and Georgia Bikes.
Connect with Patricia Baker here.