Healing the Brain

Because of research by Emory University neuroscientist Donald Stein the hormone progesterone is now in national and international trials and, if all goes well, could become a go-to treatment for traumatic brain injuries—as well as possibly strokes and brain tumors.
Groundbreakers 2018

TechBridge

TechBridge provides IT, analytical data, and custom tech solutions for nonprofits—helping more than 50,000 groups, from the Atlanta Community Food Bank to Safe Kids Georgia, better serve their constituents.

Neuroscience in Meditation

Georgia Geiger and Marti Kitchens use brain behavior modification to resolve disputes in their Marietta practice, Above & Beyond Conflict.

Selling Solar Power

Georgia Power’s Advanced Solar Initiative lets homeowners and businesses sell solar-generated energy back to the company to offset the initial investment.

Atlanta Shakespeare Company

Saying they are “saving the world through iambic pentameter,” the Atlanta Shakespeare Company heads to two high schools in the Atlanta Public Schools system each spring, offering intensive after-school performance residencies for eight weeks.
Groundbreakers

Perkins + Will

Perkins + Will—a global architecture firm with hundreds of local employees—focuses on sustainable building.

Adam Marcus

In his day job, Adam Marcus directs a research laboratory focused on cancer biology at Emory’s Winship Cancer Institute.

Mount Vernon Presbyterian School

Believing that kids learn best when they’re not stuck behind desks in boring classrooms, Mount Vernon Presbyterian School created $500,000 open-concept flex spaces in the lower school.
Atlanta Magazine Groundbreaker Awards

Ageless interAction

Founded by Georgia State alum Meagan Jain in 2012, Ageless interAction promotes social relationships between millennials and adults over 65.
Groundbreakers

JE Dunn Construction

JE Dunn Construction builds new offices and schools. But for its Atlanta headquarters, the company bought and refurbished a vacant 40-year-old, two-story building on Cumberland Parkway.

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