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Roma Patel: Nutrition Neoteric & Multitasking Mom

Roma Patel: Founder, Tejari & Co. Inc. Why She Inspires Us: Roma is making mealtime for moms-on-the-go a lot tastier and easier with her line of tasty, superfood protein blends, Tejari. The birth of Smyrna-based Tejari & Co.…

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Jesslyn Rollins: Compassionate CEO & Hydration Hero

Jesslyn Rollins: CEO, BIOLYTE Why She Inspires Us: Jesslyn helped build the family business, BIOLYTE, into a multi-million dollar company and wore a lot of different hats to do it. Buckhead’s Jesslyn Rollins became CEO…

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Sophia Marchese: Vegan Chef & Plant Purveyor

Sophia Marie Marchese: Co-Founder, Happy Seed Why she inspires us: Sophia is bringing delicious, healthy, plant-based eating to plates everywhere with her company, Happy Seed. As a private chef, Sophia Marie Marchese worked…

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Umama Kibria: Fitness Fanatic & Recreation Champion

Umama Kibria: Founder, SweatPack Why She Inspires Us: Umama is changing up the fitness game with her sweat and socialize app, SweatPack Struggling with depression after college, Umama turned to fitness to find herself and…

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Dr. Lakeysha Hallmon: Black-Business Backer & Community Creator

Dr. Lakeysha Hallmon- Founder and CEO, The Village Market ATL Why She Inspires Us: Lakeysha is diversifying the local artisan scene by giving Black entrepreneurs a place to access capital, connect with customers and thrive at The Village…

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Ryan Hersh: Entrepreneur & Transportation Innovator

Ryan Hersh- Founder, EDISON Bicycles Why he inspires us: Ryan is taking transportation by the spokes and building a better way to commute around Atlanta with EDISON Bicycles. The commute from Kirkwood to Emory is about…

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Archel Bernard: Socialpreneur & Trend Setter

Archel Bernard: CEO, The Bombchel Factory Why She Inspires Us: Archel creates beautiful clothes and opportunities for women to gain economic independence through her fashion line—The Bombchel Factory. When Archel Bernard returned to her family’s hometown…

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Sammie Hasen: Inventor & Women’s Health Advocate

Sammie Hasen: CEO, medsur, Inc. Why She Inspires Us: Sammie is addressing obstacles in feminine health by creating products for women that are actually designed by women with her company, medsur, Inc. “How can men possibly…

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Meet Atlanta’s Inspiring Innovators Under 40

by Jennifer Colosimo Meet 10 amazing Atlantans whose passion, creativity and determination are pushing the boundaries and changing their world. Some people say that there are no more “new” ideas. Well, we…

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Carden Wyckoff: Activist & Disability Advocate

Carden Wyckoff- Activist Diagnosed with the progressive disease Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD) at age nine, Carden has never let it slow her down. If anything, it has only pushed her forward. In 2017, she was…

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Atlanta Wellness Coach Releases New Book

From the mouths of babes—well, dogs—comes a collection of humorous and heartwarming adventures in the new book, “Who Stole the Toilet Paper?: The Marvelous Stories of Bella and Mr. Wrinkles.” Written by…

Wonder Women Host Partner Artisan Beauté

Best Self Atlanta would like to recognize Artisan Beauté and give thanks for their commitment in honoring our 2020 Wonder Women who have been working on the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic.…

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