While speaking at a reception for the French ambassador to the U.S. held in Atlanta the evening of Feb. 24, Andrew Young recalled Martin Luther King Jr.’s insight that the United States had air force, army, coast guard and naval academies, but no such institution for the study of peace. “We should spend as much time […]
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Already a startup unicorn, fast-growing Atlanta-based privacy management platform OneTrust added a $200 million Series B round to its capital stockpile as it continued a run at dominating a sector of growing global importance. The funding comes on top of a $210 million Series A, bringing OneTrust’s total private funding to $410 million and valuing […]
Atlanta International School last month took home an award in London showing how its students are taking to heart the admonition to become global citizens.
A record tourism year in which Georgia saw 111.7 million visitors spending $36.9 billion in the state was bolstered by the growing international segment, where stays tend to be longer and spending levels higher. The nearly 1.4 million international visitors, up 1.4 percent from the year before, may seem minuscule in comparison to the massive […]
Some of the early azubis (trainees) visited Kennesaw Mountain in 2014.
The death of Atlanta’s Anne Cox Chambers at 100 on Jan. 31 prompted widespread reflections on her successes in business and philanthropy, as well as personal remembrances from family and friends about her political activism, love of gardening and down-to-earth nature. Many in the city’s international community were also quick to point out the media […]
Editor’s note: Judy Oh is a member of Atlanta hub of the Global Shapers, a group of young global leaders designated by the World Economic Forum to further its goals and initiatives in more than 400 hub cities in 154 countries. Each January, some 50 Shapers are chosen as delegates to the annual forum in […]
Gov. Brian Kemp described at the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta’s luncheon this week how much of his current agenda is focused on global issues, ranging from breaking up the narcotics activities of Georgia-based criminal gangs to foreign direct investment. He began his presentation Jan. 28 at the Loudermilk Conference Center downtown by announcing his administration’s […]
As the 75th Holocaust Remembrance Day arrived Jan. 24, the world’s eyes turned to Germany. The country may be the place where anti-Semitism reached its gruesome historical climax in the murder of 6 million Jews, but it now plays a key role in the global conversation about ensuring that such a genocide never happens again. […]
As Holocaust survivors and world leaders made their way to the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau to mark the 75th anniversary of the camp’s liberation by Soviet troops, some 5,000 miles away in Sandy Springs, Ga., a Holocaust remembrance event was held at the city’s Performing Arts Center focused on the efforts of the Danes […]