A Democrat, Stacey Abrams is one win away from creating a history after winning her party’s nomination for the Georgia governor’s race on 22nd May, Tuesday night. A bright hope for a Democratic resurgence in Georgia, Stacey Abrams is bidding to become the nation’s first African-American woman governor.
A chance to create a history, coupled with her surprisingly governor’s nomination with a high margin, has turned Stacey Abrams into a primary Democratic rising star. But will she be able to stand firmly on black women’s hope? It’s yet to confront, but before let’s know Stacey better. Today, let’s have an insight of Stacey Abrams bio followed by Stacey Abrams wiki facts.
Stacey Abrams Bio: Early Life, Parents, Family, Education
Born in the year 1973 in Madison, Wisconsin, to parents Robert and Carolyn Abrams, Stacey Abrams is an American politician, author, lawyer, and businesswoman. Her parents raised her along with other five siblings in Gulfport, Mississippi.
Struggling to meet the family needs, Stacey Abrams’ parents made service a way of life for Stacey and her siblings. Their job was to serve the less fortunate person. In the pursuit of better educational opportunities, her parents relocated the family to Atlanta when she was a teen.
Education; High School & University
After moving to Atlanta, Georgia, Stacey Abrams’ parents attended Emory University to become United Methodist ministers; hence they pursued graduate studies in Divinity. Meanwhile, Stacey and her younger siblings joined Dekalb Country Schools and later graduated from Avondale High School. She received degrees from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Spelman College, and Yale Law School.
Stacey Abrams’ Work; Her Pen name
After completing her education, Stacey began working for the betterment of the lives of Georgian and involved herself in business, nonprofit, and government sectors. Between 2014 and 2016, Stacey’s foundation ‘New Georgia Project’ submitted over 200k registrations for voters of color.
Stacey Abrams is also an author who has a pen name, Selena Montgomery. She is the award-winning author of eight romance novels that include Rules of Engagement, Power Of Persuasion, Never Tell, Secrets and Lies, Reckless, Hidden Sins, Deception, and The Art Of Desire. Recently, she also released her new book called Minority Leader: How to Lead from the Outside.
“#TeamAbrams isn’t running a single issue campaign, because Georgia isn’t a single issue state. The next #GAGov must serve ALL Georgians, listening to and seriously addressing ALL of our complex needs.” – Stacey Abrams #gapol pic.twitter.com/gP5RNoU2XE
— Stacey Abrams (@staceyabrams) May 20, 2018
Stacey Abrams has also helped create and retain jobs in Georgia as a co-founder of NOW Account that helps small business to grow. She currently serves on the Boards of Directors for Atlanta Metropolitan State College Foundation, Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, Agness Scott College, University of Georgia, Health Students Taking Action Together, and much more.
Stacey Abrams Wiki Facts
Democrat Stacey Abrams celebrates her birthday on 9th of December that makes her age 44. Among her five siblings, one of her sister’s name is Leslie Abrams who is a federal Judge of the US District Court for the Middle District of Georgia.
Stacey has received recognition from the Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Georgia), Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the National Urban League, Planned Parenthood, and EMILY’s List. In over 150 countries, she has met with families and small businesses.
In 2010, Stacey Abrams became the first black woman to lead in the House of Representatives and to lead either party in the Georgia General Assembly. Most recently, she secured increased funding to support the poor and middle-class families. She even fights for Gun Violence and recently talked about real, comprehensive gun safety in Georgia with Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords’ husband, Gabby Giffords.
Stacey Abrams Married or Dating Someone
As Stacey is a 44-years-old politician, it is common for her supporters to speculate about her married life. So, who is Stacey Abrams husband? Has she been married or is she a divorcee?
Well, Stacey hasn’t married anyone; she has yet to walk down the aisle with her husband-to-be and most probably, she hasn’t found the perfect guy till now. Hence, Stacey is currently single and has no any dating relationship. In an interview with Recode Decode in November 2017, when asked about why she didn’t have a boyfriend, she gently replied:
I’m just really bad at dating. Would love to find the guy, but he has not presented himself and as an introvert, I’ve been inside my house.
However, whoever be the Stacey Abrams boyfriend or her husband, will be the luckiest one, as Stacey knows the importance of bonding in the family and loves children a lot.