Miami

057: Meena Jagannath (Community Justice Project)

Meet Meena Jagannath, Co-Founder at Community Justice Project. Meena talks about her experience in international human rights advocacy, how Community Justice Project fits into the legal services ecosystem in Miami, and much more.

055: Miriam Dorsett (Chibur)

Meet Miriam Dorsett, Connection Doctor at Chibur. Miriam sits down with Innovation City to talk about building communities, figuring out how to turn her passion into a business, and creating a space for writers and artists to thrive.

053: Howard Herring (New World Symphony)

Meet Howard Herring, President and CEO of New World Symphony. Howard joins us to talk about the power of a clear creative vision, the importance of investing in cultural infrastructure, and much more!

048: Mauricio Ferrazza (Miami Dade College)

Meet Mauricio Ferrazza, Chairperson of Miami Animation & Gaming International Complex (MAGIC) at Miami Dade College. Mauricio sits down with the Innovation City team to talk about building the animation industry in Miami and why he’s excited for our augmented reality future.

047: Anastasia Mikhalochkina (Lean Orb)

Meet Anastasia Mikhalochkina, Founder at Lean Orb. Anastasia joins Innovation City to talk about building better single-use products, educating consumers about sustainability, and her goal of helping Miami become a zero-waste city.

046: Natalia Martinez-Kalinina (CIC Global)

Meet Natalia Martinez-Kalinina, General Manager of CIC Miami and Latin America Lead of CIC Global. Natalia joins the team to talk about the advantages that Miami offers as a hub for innovation, the power of cross-stakeholder engagement, and the importance of making entrepreneurship accessible at all levels of society.

037: Sam Abbassi (BUSHIDO Lab)

Meet Sam Abbassi, Co-Founder and Partner at BUSHIDO Lab. A software engineer with a background in neuroscience and economics, Sam leads blockchain initiatives at BUSHIDO, where he works with a small team to turn Miami into the epicenter of blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies.

036: Heather Monahan (Boss in Heels)

Meet Heather Monahan, Founder of Boss in Heels. Heather’s first career was a successful 20-year stint in media and sales that ended with a surprise termination. As she wrestled with what to do next, she chose to devote herself completely to helping women take control of their careers.

035: Pilar Guzman Zavala (Half Moon Empanadas)

Meet Pilar Guzman Zavala, CEO at Half Moon Empanadas. Half Moon Empanadas is a serious innovator in the food space, offering 20+ flavors of Argentinian empanadas, and leading the charge to create a whole new food category in the national fast-casual market.

034: Janisse Rosario-Schoepp, Ph.D. (Health Foundation of South Florida)

Meet Janisse Rosario-Schoepp, M.P.H., Ph.D., the Vice President of Operations and Strategy at Health Foundation of South Florida. Janisse plays a critical role in the Health Foundation’s work to improve the health and economic well-being of communities in South Florida.