In 2014, this Democratic Party politician launched an unsuccessful campaign for a Georgia seat in the United States Senate. Before beginning her political career, she headed the non-profit organizations Points of Light and HandsOn Network.
She spent her childhood years in Georgia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., and earned a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Virginia. She later received her Master's of Public Administration degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
She earned the 2010 Global Ambassador of Youth Award.
Her mother, Colleen Ann O'Brien Nunn, worked for both the State Department and the CIA, and her father, Sam Nunn, was a United States Senator. Her marriage to businessman Ron Martin resulted in children named Elizabeth and Vinson.
She and Hank Johnson are both Democratic Party politicians from Georgia.