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Anastasia Mikhalochkina

Anastasia Mik Lean Orb

Lean Orb, Founder/CEO  Industry: Compostable Packaging Website: leanorb.com LinkedIn: Anastasia Mikhalochkina Facebook: /leanorb Instagram: @lean_orb Twitter: @lean_orb ABOUT YOURSELF: I want us to build better solutions to plastic crisis and do it faster. We are certain the transition won’t be easy but everyone’s contribution to circular economy is the only clear path to global environmental stability. ELEVATOR PITCH: Lean Orb …

Katy Stoka

Katy Stoka founder One Two Cosmetics and Lash Inventor

Founder/CEO of One Two Cosmetics and the inventor of the magnetic eyelashes Industry: Beauty Website: onetwocosmetics.com LinkedIn: Katy Stoka Facebook: /onetwocosmetics Instagram: @onetwocosmetics    ABOUT YOURSELF: “Effortless” is one of my favorite words in life.  It’s also a part of the motto of my company. ELEVATOR PITCH: One Two Cosmetics was founded in 2014 when beauty enthusiast Katy Stoka invented …

Amy Tseng

Amy Tseng Founder Tissuetech

TissueTech, Co-Founder/CEO  Industry: Biotechnology Website: tissuetech.com LinkedIn: Amy Tseng Facebook: /tissuetechinc ABOUT YOURSELF: I’m a business founder, a CEO, a wife, a mother, a professional and I could never see myself in just one role. ELEVATOR PITCH: TissueTech, Inc. is the leader in innovative technologies using products derived from amniotic membrane and umbilical cord human birth tissue.  Since its inception …

Federika Longinotti Buitoni

Federika Longinotti Buitoni Miami Founder Collecto

Collecto, Founder/CEO  Industry: Luxury, Wedding Website: collectoshop.com LinkedIn: Federika Longinotti Buitoni Facebook: /collectoshop Instagram: @collecto__ ABOUT YOURSELF: I am reimagining the wedding registry experience, from being an outdated and often overwhelming process, to being a curated, customized and exciting experience. ELEVATOR PITCH: Collecto is a curated luxury wedding registry providing couples with access to the world’s finest homeware designers. We …

Areeya Lila

Areeya Lila Founder and CEO of VIEWN

VIEWN, Co-Founder/CEO  Industry: Enterprise Software – Marketing Data Website: viewn.com LinkedIn: Areeya Lila Twitter: @viewn Facebook: /viewn ABOUT YOURSELF: I connect to the world empirically, through numbers and proof. I love human passions and I love understanding people, but I do it with the help of the data.  ELEVATOR PITCH: ViewN is enterprise software for marketers. It’s an AI-engine for …

Alexandra Esteve

Alexandra Esteve, Founder and CEO of Car Buckets

CarBuckets, Founder/CEO  Industry: Automotive Website: carbuckets.com LinkedIn: Alexandra Esteve Facebook: /carbuckets Instagram: @carbuckets  ABOUT HERSELF: I am a woman, who is disrupting a male-dominated industry that affects every single American. ELEVATOR PITCH: At CarBuckets we want to make car buying experience fun by making it transparent. We group car buyers by the brand of cars they want to buy and …

Adrienne McWilliams

Adrienne McWilliams Travelcentric Miami Founder

Travelspective, Co-Founder/CEO  Industry: Media Website: travelspective.com LinkedIn: Adrienne C. McWilliams   Facebook: /travelspective Instagram: @travelspective    ABOUT YOURSELF: Athlete mentality is a “never quit” mentality. I don’t give up when it starts getting hard, I continue until all my resources and options are exhausted. ELEVATOR PITCH: Travelspective provides a window into destinations and experiences around the world. Our TV and mobile …

Silvia Planas Prats

Silvia Planas Prats is an advocate for families with children with disabilities and a co-founder of the Miami EmployABILITY Movement. She moved to Miami from Spain in 2012 with her husband Xavier and two children with “a dream to help her son Marc, a cheerful, smart, and cute 11year old who happens to have autism. “ Since 2013 Silvia has …

Jasmen Rogers

Jasmen Rogers Dream Defenders Miami Girls

Jasmen Rogers is a community organizer in Dade and Broward counties, working with the Dream Defenders, the Black Lives Matter Alliance Broward, and SEIU. Jasmen developed a zeal for social justice after the 2006 tragic death of Martin Lee Anderson at the hands of boot camp staff in Panama City, Florida. Since that time, Jasmen has continued the spirit of …

Laura Finley

Laura Finley Miami Girls Domestic Violence

Laura Finley earned her Ph.D. from Western Michigan University in 2002. She is currently Associate Professor of Sociology & Criminology at Barry University. Dr. Finley is the author, co-author or editor of 19 books, numerous book chapters and journal articles, and is a syndicated columnist with PeaceVoice and New Clear Vision. She is also a regular presenter at local, state, …