Honorable Women of Georgia: Stacey Abrams

To end Women’s History Month, we would like to spotlight Stacey Abrams, a monumental political leader in Georgia. Abrams wears many hats such as being a bestselling author, voting rights activist, tax attorney, writer, and a small business owner.

 Check out these fun facts about Stacey Abrams. Stacey Abrams:

  • Became the first African American woman to be a House Minority Leader
  • Paid medical debt of 68,000 Georgia residents
  • Improved COVID-19 vaccine accessibility in rural areas of Georgia
  • Contributed to the setup of wireless internet stations in Georgia
  • Raised money for families during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Advocated for Medicaid expansion
  • Provided food to underserved food banks
  • Improved policies to enhance economic security, healthcare access, and environmental justice

Stacey Abrams is one of many influential women in Georgia. Do you know of any influential Georgia women? If so, complete a survey here.