A writer and photographer, Allison Shirreffs has worked with various organizations and publications, including The Coca-Cola Co., FORTUNE magazine, Goizueta Business School at Emory University, and the Atlanta Braves. For the good of a piece, she’s gone paragliding, bungee jumped, raced cars, attended hedge fund, health care, and competitive advantage panel discussions, kayaked in the Allegheny River, and listened carefully to people’s stories. She has a degree in economics from Tulane University and a graduate degree in creative writing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She lives in Atlanta, GA.