Women Making a Mark: Liz Gillespie
Growing up, Liz Gillespie spent more time outside than inside. It’s fitting then that now, as partner and vice president of marketing at North American Properties, she promotes outdoor living.
When people are diagnosed with cancer, so much changes, including how they need to nourish and take care of themselves. That’s where Colleen Doyle comes in. As the American Cancer Society’s strategic director for...
Women Making a Mark: Meredith Leapley
Having grown up as the child of two entrepreneurs in Maryland, Meredith Leapley saw firsthand the challenges that come with being a business owner.
Monica Modi Khant
Monica Modi Khant’s father was eighteen years old when he came to America from India. Alone and penniless, he managed to earn an advanced degree and achieve a career as a civil engineer. “I...
Robin Christian has big dreams for her city. “Atlanta is in my heart. I want to see Atlanta become very successful,” she says. The 42-year-old principal of Barack and Michelle Obama (BaMO) Academy was...
Arasi went from singing in her family's church to conducting the Atlanta Women's Chorus and overseeing 200 Cobb County performing arts teachers.
Cynthia Frisina often thinks back to what experts told her when her second daughter, Cathryn, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy just before her first birthday in 2002. She wouldn’t walk, they said, and she...
As a child, Meisa Salaita was passionate about two things: sculpture and chemistry. As the cofounder and codirector of the Atlanta Science Festival, she is committed to making science a part of Atlanta’s popular culture.
Women Making a Mark: Toni Washington
Toni Washington has never been one to back down from a challenge. One of nine children, she grew up in Savannah, Georgia, and learned from an early age how to hold her own.