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Stacey Abrams' Biography

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for Governor (GA)

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931 Monroe Drive Northeast Suite A102 Unit363
Atlanta, GA 30308
Phone: 401-343-0565

Full Name:

Stacey Yvonne Abrams

Gender:

Female

Birth Date:

12/09/1973

Birth Place:

Madison, WI

Home City:

Atlanta, GA

Religion:

United Methodist

JD, Yale Law School, 1996-1999

MPA, Public Policy, University of Texas Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at Austin, 1995-1998

BA, Political Science/Economics/Sociology, Spelman College, 1991-1995

Candidate, Governor of Georgia, 2018, 2022

Minority Leader, Georgia State House of Representatives, 2010-2017

Representative, Georgia State House of Representatives, District 89, 2006-2017

Assistant Whip, House Democratic Caucus, 2007

Former Member, Appropriations Committee, Georgia State House of Representatives

Former Member, Ethics Committee, Georgia State House of Representatives

Former Member, Judiciary - Non-Civil Committee, Georgia State House of Representatives

Former Member, Rules Committee, Georgia State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on General Government Committee, Georgia State House of Representatives

Former Member, Ways and Means Committee, Georgia State House of Representatives

Co-owner/Chief Operations Officer, The Family Room, Incorporated, 2014-present

Co-Owner/Senior Vice President, NOW Account Network Corporation, 2010-present

Co-Owner/Chief Operations Officer, Nourish, Incorporated, 2007-present

Chief Executive Officer, Sage Works, Limited Liability Company, 2003-present

Author/Writer, SelenaMontgomery, 2001-present

Chief Executive Officer, Sage Works Productions, Incorporated

Former Teacher, Spelman College and Yale University

Chief Operating Officer, Insomnia Group, Limited Liability Company, 2007-2010

Deputy City Attorney, City of Atlanta Law Department, 2003-2006

Special Counsel, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan Limited Liability Partnership, 1999-2003

Member, Advisory Board, Cole Leadership Society of the United Way

Member, Advisory Board, Health Students Taking Action Together

Member, Advisory Board, Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University

Member, Advisory Board, Literacy Action

Member, Advisory Board, Project GRAD

Member, Board of Directors, Gateway Center for the Homeless

Member, Board of Directors, Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education

Chair, Board of Directors, Hands on Atlanta, Incorporated

Member, Board of Directors, Regional Atlanta Civic League

Member, Board of Trustees, Agnes Scott College

Member, Board of Trustees, Atlanta Girls School

Member, Board of Trustees, Atlanta Metropolitan State College

Member, Board of Trustees, Saint Joseph’s Health System

Member, Board of Visitors, Emory University

Member, Board of Visitors, University of Georgia

Member, Council on Foreign Relations

Georgia Delegate, Democratic National Convention

Member, Destiny Fund of the Atlanta Women's Foundation

Former President, GenerationNet Board

Founder, New Georgia Project

Co-Owner/Chief Operating Officer, The Family Room, Incorporated

Member, Women's Advisory Board, Moore Financial Group

Chair, Women's Legacy, United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta

Awards:

12 Rising Legislators to Watch, Governing Magazine, 2012
100 Most Influential Georgians, Georgia Trend
Legislator of the Year, Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals
Public Servant of the Year, Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Champion for Georgia Cities, Georgia Municipal Association
Legislator of the Year, DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce
Georgia Legislative Service Award, Association County Commissioners Georgia
Democratic Legislator of the Year, Young Democrats of Georgia and Red Clay Democrats
Environmental Leader Award, Georgia Conservation Voters

Favorite Book:

Intuitionist (by Colton Whitehead), The Windup Bird Chronicles

Favorite Movie:

The Princess Bride, Moana

Favorite TV Shows:

Star Trek: The Next Generation, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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