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March 27, 2017 Opinion

To a New York kid like me, Southerners were defined by “The Dukes of Hazzard”. When my Dad suggested I apply to Emory University, I thought he wanted me to learn about overnight delivery services. It only took one gorgeous weekend on Emory’s campus in 1977 (my senior year of high school) to change my… Read more »

St. Patrick's Day Savannah Southern Girls
March 21, 2017 Opinion Party

St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah is unlike anywhere else in the world The St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Savannah attracts hundreds of thousands of people each year. For several days, natives of this normally graceful Southern city hide while hordes of tourists determinedly celebrate the brilliance of open container laws and Irish drinking culture. I’ve been joining… Read more »

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March 14, 2017 Featured Opinion Technology

“Are you from Texas?” Any Southerner who has moved to the Bay Area and lets their accent slip gets this question. And usually, anyone who is from the South feels very compelled to specify the exact state they choose to represent. I have to correct these folks by answering, “I’m from Georgia.” The Bay Area… Read more »

Southern_Girl_Silicon_Valley_Kelley_Reed
March 7, 2017 Opinion

What is it like to be Southern in Silicon Valley? Happy to be a Southern girl rocking the tech scene in San Francisco Silicon Valley is a magical place. A place that resides in the future; in the heads of brilliant ideators forced to execute products for revenue in the present. The culture and aura… Read more »

Mastermind Your Launch Business Radio X
March 2, 2017 Opinion

Stefanie Diaz rocks her show Mastermind Your Launch on Business Radio X.  Stefanie Diaz and yours truly @Pretty_Southern Talk about a #GirlBoss! Stef is rocking the tech scene in North Fulton – a.k.a. the 400 corridor from Atlanta to Alpharetta. Her consulting firm Mastermind Your Launch is dedicated to helping early-stage entrepreneurs develop strategic marketing programs… Read more »