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 would like to introduce you to 10 Inspiring Innovators who would probably argue otherwise. These Atlantans are stirring things up and breaking down walls in fashion, design, food, business and more. Read on to learn how they’re using their passion and creativity to make waves all across the city.
Why She Inspires Us: Carden is a disability advocate who is on the move to make the world a more accessible place for all.
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.
Why She Inspires Us: Archel creates beautiful clothes and opportunities for women to gain economic independence through her fashion line—The Bombchel Factory.
Why He Inspires Us: Ryan is taking transportation by the spokes and building a better way to commute around Atlanta with EDISON Bicycles.
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 Market ATL.
Why She Inspires Us: Umama is changing up the fitness game with her sweat and socialize app, SweatPack.
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.
Why She Inspires Us: Sophia is bringing delicious, healthy, plant-based eating to plates everywhere with her company, Happy Seed.
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.
Why He Inspires Us: Jonathan took on the COVID-19 testing crisis by opening his own testing company, Emergent Testing.