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Stacey Abrams

Political leader, activist, entrepreneur, author


Stacey Abrams is a politician, lawyer, activist, author, and entrepreneur. She served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 2007-2017, and she is currently running for Governor in the 2022 Georgia election. She founded two voting rights organizations: the New Georgia Project and Fair Fight Action, along with the census mobilization effort Fair Court, and the Southern Economic Advancement project. Outside of politics, she’s started three companies with her business partner, Lara Hodgson. Their new book, Level Up: Rise Above the Hidden Forces Holding Your Business Back, dives into the lessons learned from those experiences.

“I learned to be novel in my request for investment. You have to shape it in your image.”