The Top 10 and Fab 5 of the 2021 Over 40 & Fabulous!
Winners are listed in no particular order. Be on the lookout for the October/November issue of Best Self where these winners will share their stories.
The Top 10
Adam Asher: As host and creator of “The Edge of Adventure,” I make documentaries and podcasts that showcase inspiring humanitarian organizations.
Aisha Danzy: It’s important to be whoever YOU want to be, at any stage of your life. You owe it to no one else but yourself.
Belinda Skelton: Belinda Skelton, is the host of the popular WSB radio show, “Belinda Skelton’s Atlanta Living.
Dr. Emile Pinera: Dr. Pinera is a champion for LGBTQ+ health care, empowering clinicians to build trust and equitable care outcomes in the diverse and vibrant LGBTQ+ community.
Heather Breedlove: Passionate about creating experiences for people to not just live their life but step into their dreams and shine!
Idunnu Tomori: Beauty compliments feel great..but what makes me feel even better is when I’m able to see the difference I’ve made in the lives of others. I am a giver and giving is part of what fuels me.
Joanne Feldman: Advocate for science literacy, women in STEM, and the arts. Always striving to grow and live an active/healthy life!
Karen Patton: I’m a big-hearted single mom and small business owner, fulfilling my dreams of two happy children and a loving, loyal community.
Melanie Archer: As a single mom, I pride myself in giving back by starting in my community by bringing awareness for many causes such as child abuse in which I am a survivor and domestic abuse. In addition, I keep a healthy active lifestyle by hiking and running and volunteering in local charities as a board member or a chairperson. The greatest gifts we have is our time and health, so I try to use both wisely.
Meredith Pope: Meredith means Guardian of the sea. Voting for her will guarantee our largest natural resource is protected against plastic pollution.
The Fabulous 5
Buffie Jubard: Spreading kindness authentically is my Mission. Inspiring women to look and feel their best is my Purpose. Creating community for causes is my Passion.
George Skaroulis: Ambient piano composer and recording artist, foodie, photographer, Renaissance man and true creative soul for the betterment of humanity.
Gillian Marto: Gillian Marto is a wife and mother of two who is passionate about helping people. An award-winning event planner she and her team produce innovative, experiential events for Corporate, Social and Charity clients. She is honored to work with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, St. Jude’s, and She Is Safe. Gillian also believes strongly in giving back to her industry friends and colleagues and serves as president of Atlanta’s chapter of Weddings International Planners Association (WIPA).
Rachel Wasserman: I want to teach and model for my children that giving back, helping others, and pursuing justice is our responsibility.
Troy Vaughan III: I’m a Dating Commentator determined to be the voice for daters in Atlanta looking for healthy love and marital happiness.