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Stacey Abrams          

Author, Former House Minority Leader for the Georgia General Assembly & State Representative for the 89th House District

Stacey Abrams is the former House Minority Leader for the Georgia General Assembly and State Representative for the 89th House District. Abrams became the first woman to lead either party in the Georgia General Assembly and the first African-American to lead in the House of Representatives. Filing her candidacy on May 2, 2017, Abrams is a candidate in the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial election,

She is the co-founder of NOW Corp., a financial services and revenue acceleration company and co-founder of The Family Room, Inc., a social app that connects kids with the adults in their lives.

Abrams previously co-founded Nourish, Inc., a beverage company for infants and toddlers and Insomnia, LLC, a development and advisory firm specializing in sourcing infrastructure projects and public-private partnerships.

Formerly, Abrams was Deputy City Attorney for Government Counsel, Development, and Infrastructure for the City of Atlanta. Prior to her tenure at the City, she was Special Counsel and a tax associate at the Sutherland Asbill & Brennan law firm in Atlanta, where her practice focused on tax-exempt organizations, with additional practice in health care matters. She also served as the founder and executive director of Third Sector Development Inc., a nonprofit management-consulting firm providing technical assistance to undercapitalized community organizations.

Abrams has published several novels under the pen name Selena Montgomery, and she is the author of a number of articles on taxation, public policy, and charitable organizations.

News


Stacey Abrams Is Building a New Kind of Political Machine in the ...

Abrams is a young, charismatic Democrat from a potentially flippable state, a prodigious fundraiser, a captivating speaker. She is also black, like a large portion of ...

In New Documentary, Stacey Abrams Probes The State Of Voter Suppression In 2020

In the upcoming documentary All In: The Fight For Democracy, the voting rights advocate traces the growing challenges many Americans face when trying to cast a ballot.

Stacey Abrams wants to solve America's problems

Stacey Abrams, the former Georgia House Minority Leader who ran for Georgia governor in 2018, opens up on "Salon Talks" about how her early passion for speechwriting led her to a career in public service, and her approach to solving systematic problems in America like poverty and criminal justice.

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