It is traditional for Georgia’s first ladies to choose specific causes to champion, and when Marty Kemp’s husband, Brian, was elected governor in 2018, she already held a few issues close to her heart. But two weeks before stepping into the role, she attended a press conference at Atlantic Station about human trafficking.
On April 1, 2020, Lauren Spanjer Bricks’s world changed in an instant. That day, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration granted an Emergency Use Authorization for a COVID-19 PCR test developed by Ipsum Diagnostics, a Sandy Springs–based company that Bricks co-founded in 2016.
Amy Dosik has remarked that she has one son—and 36,000 girls. As the chief executive officer for Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, Dosik’s mission is to help develop competence and confidence in thousands of local girls, so they’ll thrive in college, a career, and community life.