Heartfelt giving to the community: a business model to emulate

Pictured above prior to the pandemic, Ultra Cuisine CEO Boris Katsnelson 99BBA, left, celebrates his company’s community partnership with Denver’s SAME Café executive director Brad Reubendale. In an unprecedented era of medical calamity, joblessness, and economic upheaval, Goizueta alumni have helped community members stay clean, well-rested, and fed. “We all

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Refugee Businesswomen Take on the American Dream

The refugee experience of settling into American life is often fraught with obstacles, but Amani Women Center (AWC) in Clarkston, Georgia and its sister venture Johari Africa are empowering new residents to survive and thrive. Founder and President Doris Mukangu notes, “Refugees are so excited to be here in America

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Stressed Out and Stir Crazy? This is “Ocean Medicine”

Australian Filmmaker Darius Devas understands the mesmerizing and calming power of ocean wave imagery. In “Ocean Medicine,” his personal response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Byron Bay filmmaker combines two of his passions: filming the ocean and mental health. “Like many others working in the film and television industry all

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Safe Boating Cures the Need for More Freedom

Lakes, rivers and bays seem to call out for enjoyment on a beautiful day, but with social distancing in force, is this luxury still possible to safely enjoy? “As the country prepares to reopen slowly, we want people to enjoy Lake Oconee to its fullest, even during the COVID-19 pandemic,”

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When Flattening the Curve, What Happens to Self-Care?

Mental health advocate and practicing health care attorney Lynn Garson is all too familiar with the sensation of panic, feelings of hopelessness, and uncertainty that accompany times of emotional crisis. An outspoken force for self-care and mental wellness, Garson’s first book, Southern Vapors, is a mental health recovery memoir “that

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Start:ME microbusinesses display resilience during COVID-19 times

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on our global health and economy, but more than 250 of the Start:ME Accelerator Program’s network of microbusiness entrepreneurs in the Clarkston, East Lake, Kirkwood, and Southside Atlanta areas are trying to remain resilient during these challenging times. “Entrepreneurship is a team sport, and together we build hyper-local

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APP: Meal Delivery in the time of Coronavirus

Times have changed with ‘Stay at Home’ and self-isolation orders impacting millions nationwide. Borders and schools are closed, non-essential businesses are shuttering their doors, and supermarkets can’t restock fast enough to meet consumer demand. “Still, we all need to eat,” says Matthew Bouchner 20B, co-founder of the MealMe app. With restaurant

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