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If Stacey Abrams can guest star on Star Trek, which other famous Atlantans could fit into our favorite nerdy franchises?
Dr. Jane Goodall hosted a “fireside chat” fundraiser in Atlanta on Friday to raise money for the Jane Goodall Institute. She discussed the environment and how today's youth can help in action-oriented ways.
One of Atlanta’s most famous sons, Martin Luther King Jr., once said, “Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.” Decades later, thousands of Atlantans volunteer, raise funds, and donate to causes. You don’t have to look far to find local celebrities—from rock star chefs and business moguls—who leverage their fame for good.
You might already know that Zac Posen designed the new Delta uniforms, manufactured by Lands End. But Delta's local collaboration with Spanx was kept mostly under wraps until this week, when the uniforms debuted on flights worldwide.
That’s her schtick. She’s the cheerleader and the nerd. She’s a girly girl, but she's also the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire. This is how Sara Blakely became one of the country's most influential women after cutting the legs off of a pair of panty hose one day 20 years ago.
It was a big game, on home court. And for the first 24 minutes of the contest, the Hawks played like it was their Bar Mitzvah. Like the record 60 wins they earned this season were foreshadowing, not false hope.
Forbes magazine’s much-anticipated 2013 Swimsuit Issue list of the world’s billionaires was published yesterday. Mexican telecommunications giant and all-around biz whiz Carlos Slim tops the roster with an estimated $73 billion fortune. Like my dad always said, “You’ll know you’ve made it when your next $100,000,000 goes to the right of the decimal point.”