Grace Nelson Speaks to Miami Leaders

On February 24, 2018 Brittany Jarrin, Managing Director of the Miami Girls Foundation and Dr. Norman Whyte co-hosted “Women with Grace” event featuring guest speaker Grace Nelson. Grace shared her personal experience supporting her husband Senator Bill Nelson during his very first political campaign and being inspired by the people she met. Today Grace is a powerful figure and a leader …

Urbanism Summit Miami 2018

Second annual Urbanism Summit took place on February 15, 2018 in Miami Downtown at the historical Securities building currently hosting WeWork Miami. The summit was founded by Andrew Quarrie with the goal to share actionable ideas across disciplines in new urbanism and spark a movement of collaboration among investors, startups, policy makers and community. Miami Girls Foundation’s Founder and Creative …

PALM Award for Miami Leaders by

On January 31, 2018 the Founder of the Miami Girls Foundation, Ekaterina Juskowski, was recognized by  for  her “outstanding contribution to the business and cultural landscape of Miami” alongside Ryan Anderson, Co-Founder of Wyn-Box, Benton Galgay, Production Director of the Rhythm Foundation, and Esther Park of National YoungArts Foundation. The inaugural ceremony was hosted by Cristina Mas, Founder of CIM Consulting and …

Alana Greer Miami Leaders Miami Girls Foundation

Alana Greer

Alana Greer is a native Miami girl and a leader supporting racial justice and human rights movements led by communities of color. She provides legal support, strategic partnerships and representation in organizing campaigns to local grassroots organizations. Greer works as a movement lawyer with the Community Justice Project.

Shekeria Brown Miami Leaders Miami Girls Foundation

Shekeria Brown

MIAMI LEADER:Shekeria Brown is a Miami leader who is working to ensure everyone in Miami-Dade County has access to safe, quality, affordable housing. She is doing so by building a coalition committed to expanding affordable housing and economic opportunity while improving overall quality of life in neighborhoods. The coalition’s approach, which is comprehensive and equity driven, is carried out by …

Marta Viciedo Miami Leaders Miami Girls Foundation

Marta Viciedo

MIAMI LEADER: Marta Viciedo is a Miami native of Cuban decent. As a Miami leader she is developing solutions to the problem of mobility and transportation in the city. According to Marta, solving Miami’s problems comes down to “ensuring that anyone that calls Miami home, even if temporarily, be invested in the city and its communities.” WHY MIAMI? While Miami …

Miami Leaders Miami Girls Foundation

Kerline Jules

Kerline Jules is a native Miami girl and a leader supporting #BlackMalesMatter initiative. Having heard too many women of color express the fear of raising children in her community, Kerline decided to take action. She is now involved with local and national programs designed to create networks of support to address the challenges young males of color face.