Co-Founder Qualia Research Institute (QRI)
Andres utilizes his education in psychology and experience as a data scientist to study the exotic states of human consciousness. His work at QRI explores psychedelics as a curative to extreme suffering and pain.
NASA Scientist, Marine Biologist
Dr.Bridget Seegers studies the microscopic ocean life using NASA satellites. She tracks Cynobacteria that have massive impact on human health and economies and draws parallels between their size and impact and the human impact on climate.
Musician, CoFounder/CEO Guitars Over Guns.
Original song, Lumiere De La Lune, composed by Rody “Kenzy” Lafrance. Kenzy is an alumnus of Guitars Over Guns, a graduate of Miami Dade College, and professional musician in the Miami area. Dr. Chad Bernstein is a CNN Hero and South Florida’s premier Latin, Jazz, Funk artist. Chad utilizes music as a universal language to connect and mentor at-risk youth providing them with music education and academic support.
CEO Learning One to One Foundation, Author, Technologist
Erika explores ways to foster human achievement using applied neuroscience, technology, and psychology. She believes that children should be raised with autonomous learning to prepare for a future with artificial intelligence.
Co-Founder of DataGovs, Code for South Florida
Greg has focused his career on civic innovation and data governance. From working at Microsoft on internet of things to founding the largest developer group for public data, Greg brings unique insight into how we can make data work for us.
Cardiologist, Co-founder Longeveron Inc.
Dr. Hare is the Louis Lemberg Professor of Medicine at University of Miami and has pioneered the use of stem cells as medicine for the human heart. He explores a future where regenerative medicine can prolong human life.
Dance/Movement Therapist, Founder The Wave Silent Disco
Julia helps people connect their mind and bodies through self-expression and dance movements. She integrates creative arts in mental healthcare to promote a sense of well being and belonging.
Maritime Captain, Marine Biologist, Aqua Culturist
Captain Ken knows the seas- from growing up in an Australian oyster farm to clocking 250,000 nautical miles at sea as a maritime captain, he is creating innovative fertilization programs to revive marine life and restore local fisheries.
MDCPS Teacher of the Year, CEO The Florida Freedom Writers Foundation.
Dr. Precious Symonette is an educator, activist, and board member of Impact Florida. She believes that education is an act of revolution and being vulnerable and bringing out vulnerability in students will change the world.
Co-Founder, CEO eggXYt.
Yehuda’s childhood at his family’s chicken farm led him to start a biotech startup that envisions humane animal husbandry and avian-influenza resistant chickens. Utilizing CRISPR technology, eggXYt aims to save billions of chicks, billions of dollars and significantly reduce the carbon footprint of the chick hatching industry.