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Rebecca Friedman

Author Bios : Entry # 82 show empty fields Name Rebecca Friedman Email rebeccafriedman73@gmail.com Website https://rebeccafriedman.journoportfolio.com/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/friedman.rebecca/?hl=en Facebook https://www.facebook.com/rebecca.friedman.315 LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebecca-friedman-9a303942/ Bio Rebecca is a New Orleans native (Metairie, to be precise) drawn back to her birthplace after 15 years in other excellent places that never quite felt like home. As a writer, she focuses on the people, places, and ideas that populate this weirdly wonderful city. Rebecca earned a bachelor's degree in history from Yale University and enjoyed a culinary education stint in Florence, Italy before embarking on a communications career that led from McKinsey & Company in New York to freelance writing and editing in New Orleans. Today, Rebecca lives Uptown with her husband and children and in her free time serves as an active volunteer with local organizations including the New Orleans JCC and the New Orleans Museum of Art.

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Ira Solomon

Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business, one of the country’s fastest-growing business schools, welcomed 2018 with a bang: the opening of a $35 million...

Chris Meaux

Chris Meaux won’t soon forget November 28, 2018, which he began by ringing the Nasdaq opening bell in New York, surrounded by Waitr colleagues. “It’s...

Justin Dangel

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Kevin Dolliole

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French Quarter Gem Shines in Era of Declining Retail

Some of Rebecca Rau’s fondest childhood memories of her family business, M.S. Rau Antiques, involve Mardi Gras celebrations with cousins in the Royal Street...

Jess & Erin Bourgeois

Jess & Erin Bourgeois Owners, Lula Restaurant-Distillery What better time to launch the city’s first restaurant-distillery than Mardi Gras, when spirits are top of mind for...

Greg Rhoades

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Saving Babies

Winner of last year’s BioChallenge Startup Competition and this year’s JEDCO Challenge, Chosen Diagnostics Founder Sunyoung Kim is bringing new hope to families of preterm infants.

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