Atlanta, GA, January 2, 2014 — For a second year in a row Helen Kim Ho, Executive Director of the Asian American Legal Advocacy Center, Inc. (AALAC), was named a Notable Georgian on Georgia Trend Magazine’s list of Top 100 Influential Georgians of 2014. The Top 100 Influential and Notable Georgians is the annual “Who’s Who” list of top leaders in the state of Georgia. Ho is on the list with other Notable Georgians who positively influence and lead our state including: US Congressman David Scott; Atlanta City Council President Cesar Mitchell; State Senator David Shafer; Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tom Frieden; President of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce Daniel Kaufman; and several CEOs of major companies.
The list of top 100 Influential Georgians and list of Notable Georgians can be seen here: http://www.georgiatrend.com/January-2014/100-Most-Influential-Georgians/#.UsWcz6pTh6c.twitter.
Ho was also featured on the June 2013 cover issue of Georgia Trend Magazine after being selected one of four Power Women in Georgia. “It is an honor to be named a Georgia Power Woman and Notable Georgian amongst such influential leaders,” said Ho. “The recognition demonstrates the impact of AALAC’s work and the growing influence of Asian Americans in our state.”
Two individuals of Asian descent were also listed amongst the roster of Notable Georgians this year: Jiha Moon and Dr. Rajeev Dhawan. Moon is a highly respected Korean-American artist whose work has been featured in several contemporary art museums across the nation. Dr. Dhawan of Indian descent is the Director of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University who develops forecasts for the U.S., Southeast and local Metro Atlanta economies.
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