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Carolyn Young

Carolyn M. Young
Atlanta, GA

Carolyn M. Young is an executive with Atlanta-based GoodWorks International, LLC, a leading global advisory firm offering international market access and political risk analysis in key emerging markets within Africa and the Caribbean.
She recently retired after a 30-year teaching career with the Atlanta Public Schools. During her teaching career, Young was recognized with several awards and honors including the 1976 Atlanta Area II Teacher of the Year, Georgia Teachers Incentive Award for Intermediate Grades and the Southern Bell Black History Calendar as a “Teacher of Excellence.”

Young sits on the Governor’s Reform Commission for Education and the Georgia Human Relations Commission. She is also a member of the board of directors for the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University, Fernbank Museum, the Starlight Foundation and Literacy Action, Inc.

Young volunteer activities include board memberships with Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC); SCLC Women; the Apex Museum; and the Georgia Council of Abused Children. She is also a member of the Buckhead Cascade Chapter of Links.

Young is a graduate of Clark College and Georgia State University.