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2020 40 Under 40: Ginny Barton Bowen (BS '04)

Alan Flurry

The University of Georgia Alumni Association unveiled its 40 Under 40 Class of 2020. This annual recognition program celebrates the personal, professional and philanthropic achievements of successful UGA graduates under the age of 40.

This year’s honorees work in a variety of industries and include 12 UGA alumni with Franklin College degrees. Today we feature Ginny Barton Bowen (BS '04), Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

“When I was a senior, I traveled with friends over winter break to hike the Patagonia mountains and visit Antarctica. Our airplane touched down in a small Chilean airport, and my luggage was nowhere to be found. I rented gear from a local shop and wore the same outfit for 17 days while we hiked! Thank goodness for generous and forgiving friends.”

Amazing UGA experiences last a lifetime. Congratulations to all the 2020 awardees on stellar careers thus far. We are proud of the accomplishments of UGA alumni across so many fields of endeavor. #greatpeople


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