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               TAAC Programs                       & Communications

              •   Newsletter, The Runway, provides essential information   high school students to become economic drivers in
                that is region specific.                         their communities through advanced entrepreneurship
                                                                 knowledge, mentorship of the business start-up
              •   Elevate ATL: South Metro Leadership Academy
                                                                 process, and immersive approach to improve student
                was created to support South Metro communities’
                prosperity by developing community leaders who   achievement and community involvement. The program
                inspire, promote, and champion the economic      piloted in Clayton County Public Schools as component
                development of our region.                       of their Work-Based Learning Pathway in August 2022.
              •   Young Enterprising Scholars (Y.E.S.) is building a   •   Innovation Academy – The purpose of the program
                network of youth to become entrepreneurs.  The   is to enhance the socio-economic development of the
                program identifies promising young entrepreneurs   airport economic ecosystem by increasing sustainable
                to actively participate in local economic development   growth opportunities for women, minorities, and
                through business ownership. The goal is to empower   veteran-owned firms.

                    Myrna White, IAP, Board Chair – July 2022-June 2023

                       Myrna White, Assistant General Manager Office   a proven record of building high-performance teams
                    of Public and International Affairs, Hartsfield-Jackson   and delivering programs with excellence.
                    Atlanta International Airport, is our Board Chair for      Recognized by business and community leaders
                    the fiscal year July 2022-June 2023. A purpose-driven   and elected officials throughout the region as fair,
                    leader delivering results in strategic planning while   transparent, and responsive, she has been commended
                    developing effective solutions to address organizational   for outstanding leadership with resolutions from the
                    needs, she also is a highly effective communicator with   State Senate and the House of Representatives.

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