Women Making a Mark: Andréa Carter

Andréa Carter believes that a person should be able to bring her “whole self” to her job. And she walks the talk. In her role as executive vice president and chief human resources officer at Global Payments, she says, “I am 100 percent authentically Andréa.”

Women Making a Mark: Lauren Koontz

As the first woman CEO and president of the YMCA of Metro Atlanta, Lauren Koontz shoulders a lot of responsibility.

Women Making a Mark: Jill Binkley

Better than anyone, Jill Binkley understands breast cancer. As founder of TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation, an organization that treats people regardless of their ability to pay, she’s helped some 5,000 patients move through the various stages of treatment and recovery. She’s also lived that journey herself—twice.

Women Making a Mark: Allegra Lawrence-Hardy

When Allegra Lawrence-Hardy enrolled in law school at Yale, she boarded the plane from Atlanta to New Haven with one thing in mind: “Too many people had sacrificed for me to have this opportunity for me to do anything but show up and do my best,” the 48-year-old says.

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