And then there were five. A contest to find and equip Atlanta’s most promising exporters has whittled its list from 38 initial $5,000 winners to a few finalists who will vie for $35,000 more in prize money to further their overseas sales efforts.
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Given that startups and innovation labs often steal the spotlight from established companies, the Technology Association of Georgia is launching an awards ceremony honoring the use of financial technology in existing businesses.
One of Atlanta‘s most renowned private universities now wants to be officially part of Atlanta. Emory University, which sits on 631 acres in unincorporated DeKalb County north of Decatur, has announced that it has begun the process of being annexed into the City of Atlanta after several years of exploring the possibility.
Gordon Giffin, a former U.S. ambassador to Canada and now head of the Dentons law firm’s U.S. public policy and regulation practice, has been honored with a special medallion from the country’s head of state. Governor General David Johnston awards the medallions to honorees who help advance the U.S.-Canada relationship. It was presented to Mr. Giffin by […]
The problem is that opposition to trade usually goes down well with voters — especially now that trade-bashing has gone mainstream in both political parties.
Zeus must be wondering if he is about to regain his stature of antiquity. For more than a thousand years he was considered the father of the gods who ruled from his throne at the top of Mount Olympus, the highest mountain on the Greek mainland located 50 miles southwest of Thessaloniki. His mighty presence […]
The National Academy of Administration is nestled in the lush green hills of Mussoorie at the foothills of the Himalayan mountains in India. It is here where the country’s top-flight civil servants are trained to serve their government around the world. Fifty years ago, what was called the “1966 batch” included a number of members […]
A Decatur-based global health nonprofit today joined the exclusive ranks of Hilton Humanitarian Prize awardees, receiving $2 million along with a prestigious designation won by only 20 other organizations ever.
As a boy, Marco Martinez liked to visit his grandfather’s farm outside of Mexico City. He would walk among the poblano peppers, broccoli and tomatoes, and he would dream. Those dreams included the meals that were prepared on the farm. “I was a kid who was raised with the mentality of eating fresh with farm-raised […]
Childspring International, a nonprofit providing surgeries for children in developing countries, has named United Parcel Service Inc. Vice President Phillip Chritton to its board of trustees. Mr. Chritton helps lead the international legal practice of the package delivery giant and works on global mergers and acquisitions. His international experience, particularly in Asia, appealed to the nonprofit, according […]