This year's list of up and coming young Georgians draws from business, government, education, academia, medicine, the arts, the nonprofit sector and the judiciary. The Class of 2002, selected by the editors of Georgia Trend, and profiled by Paige Bowers, Jerry Grillo and Kenna Simmons, are entrepreneurs, innovators, healers, painters, lawyers and public servants. The roster includes six elected officials, four doctors, two chefs, a science teacher, a veterinarian and a quarterback.
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- Serving up joy at the CapitolThe Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s annual Eggs and Issues breakfast is the traditional kick off to the state’s legislative session. This year, several adults with disabilities spread joy among the more than 2,600 lawmakers and business leaders in attendance at the Georgia World Congress Center. Java Joy, a mobile coffee cart operated by baristas with […]
- MLK Holiday TributeThe 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Tribute will take place at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta on Friday, Jan. 17, from noon to 2 pm. The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA), which houses the Martin Luther King Jr. Advisory Council, tapped Canadian Consul General Nadia Theodore to deliver the celebration’s keynote […]
- Lauding the state’s top leadersGeorgia Trend kicked off the new decade with its annual selection of the Georgian of the Year, the 100 Most Influential Georgians, more than 50 Notable Georgians and a prestigious inductee into the magazine’s Hall of Fame. These are individuals whose vision and hard work have helped make life better for others throughout our state. This […]