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Miami, FL , FL, United States
October 24th, 2013
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About this event
Be The Diff3rence. How you as an individual can change our community.
Ravé Mehta is the author of THE INVENTOR a best selling non-fiction graphic novel based on the true story of Nikola Tesla as he battled his mentor-turned-rival Thomas Edison in the AC/DC Wars to invent the 20th century and create the Electrical Era.
Rodrigo Arboleda is currently Chairman and CEO, for One Laptop per Child Association (OLPC). OLPC has delivered more than 2 million laptops to more than 35 countries and 21 languages worldwide.
Risa Berrin is the founder and executive director of the non-profit organization Health Information Project, known as HIP. HIP is a peer-to-peer high school comprehensive health education program whose purpose is to educate teenagers about their health issues and to encourage and assist them in accessing community health resources.
Keren Bolter is dedicated to increasing awareness of the need for adaption to sea level rise (SLR) in South Florida. Her research to date includes mapping and analysis of the impacts of SLR, addressing both physical, socioeconomic, and health implications.
Fernando Fabre is president of Endeavor Global, an organization founded by Linda Rottenberg and Peter Kellner that supports over 500 high impact entrepreneurs in 19 countries with combined revenues of US$7 billion and 250,000 jobs.
John E. Lewis, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Lewis is the principal investigator of several nutrition, dietary supplement, and exercise studies.
Anabelle Paulino is the Managing Director at Mymemoree, an education technology start up creating a community-driven alternative & complementary form of education via an integrated, interactive and socially ‘gamified’ experience.
Frankie Ruiz is co-founder of the 25,000 runner Miami Marathon. He was involved in the creation of the ING Run for Something Better program, which now serves 85,000 students in Miami-Dade County and is considered one of the largest kids running events in the Southeast.
Sandy Skelaney is a Consultant currently working with the Florida Network of Youth and Family Services to conduct training and technical assistance around the issue of sex trafficking of children to youth shelters in Florida.
Richard Weiner is the author of 23 books, including Webster’s New World Dictionary of Media and Communications (in major libraries around the world) and Professional’s Guide to Public Relations Services (textbook at many colleges).