Mina Teicher December 2023

Join us for an illuminating interview as Melanie Damian engages in a fascinating discussion with Professor Mina Teicher. Explore the multifaceted world of mathematics and neuroscience through the lens of this distinguished Israeli professor and gain profound insights from a visionary scholar who bridges the realms of numbers and the mind. Watch here! About Women in Focus Melanie Damian spearheads the project for IWF Florida, conducting insightful 10-minute interviews with members, delving into their professional accomplishments and personal journeys.

Judge Patricia Seitz December 2023

Join us for a thought-provoking interview as Melanie Damian engages in a candid discussion with Judge Patricia Seitz. Explore the remarkable career and insights of Judge Seitz, who has made a lasting impact on the legal world. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable perspectives from a trailblazing jurist who has shaped the course of justice.

Dolores Fernandez Alonso December 2023

Join us for an engaging interview as Melanie Damian sits down with Dolores Fernandez Alonso, President and CEO of South Florida PBS. Explore Dolores's remarkable journey, her role at the helm of South Florida PBS, and her inspiring vision for the future of public broadcasting. Don't miss this chance to gain insights from a visionary leader who's shaping the landscape of media and broadcasting.

Kimberly Marshall December 2023

Join us for an engaging interview as Melanie Damian delves into the life and experiences of Kimberly Marshall, an accomplished investor and advisor. Kimberly shares her wealth of knowledge and experiences in navigating the world of high growth companies. From strategic investments to impactful advice, discover the secrets to success from a true industry expert.

Laura Berger November 2023

Join us for an insightful interview as Melanie Damian delves into the world of Laura Berger, an accomplished executive coach. Laura not only shares her evidence-based methods that have empowered executives, entrepreneurs, and leaders, but she also opens up about her personal and professional journey that has shaped her into the visionary coach she is today. Watch here! About Women in Focus Melanie Damian spearheads the project for IWF Florida, conducting insightful 10-minute interviews with members, delving into their professional accomplishments and personal journeys.

Linda Abraham November 2023

Melanie Damian engages in a compelling interview with Linda Abraham, a trailblazing tech entrepreneur and an angel investor in Crimson Capital. Join us as Linda unravels her fascinating journey in the tech world, from her early days as an entrepreneur co-founding two technology companies to her pivotal role in shaping the landscape of innovative startups and fostering the next generation of tech visionaries. Watch here! About Women in Focus Melanie Damian spearheads the project for IWF Florida, conducting insightful 10-minute interviews with members, delving into their professional accomplishments and personal journeys.

Anne Bodnar November 2023

Melanie Damian sits down with Anne Bodnar, former CAO of Willis Towers Watson. Join us as we delve into Anne's remarkable life, illustrious career, and gain invaluable advice from her wealth of experience. Watch here! About Women in Focus Melanie Damian spearheads the project for IWF Florida, conducting insightful 10-minute interviews with members, delving into their professional accomplishments and personal journeys.

Julie Greiner November 2023

Melanie Damian engages in an enlightening interview with Julie Greiner, former Chief Merchandise Planning Officer at Macy's, as they explore her fascinating life, illustrious career, and glean invaluable advice from her expertise in the retail industry.   Watch here! About Women in Focus Melanie Damian spearheads the project for IWF Florida, conducting insightful 10-minute interviews with members, delving into their professional accomplishments and personal journeys. This initiative aims to foster a deeper sense of connection and understanding among the members, allowing them to learn and appreciate each other's diverse experiences and backgrounds.

Joyce Landry October 2023

Melanie Damian engages in a captivating interview with Joyce Landry, the visionary CEO of Landry and Kling, the world leader in ship-based meetings and events. Listen as they explore her remarkable journey, hands-on experience, and invaluable expertise and innovative solutions in the cruise industry. Watch here! About Women in Focus Melanie Damian spearheads the project for IWF Florida, conducting insightful 10-minute interviews with members, delving into their professional accomplishments and personal journeys.

Loretta McNeir October 2023

Melanie Damian sits down with Loretta McNeir, a former trailblazing Senior Aviation Advisor for the Federal Aviation Administration and the Transportation Security Administration. Join us as Loretta shares her remarkable journey in the aviation industry, gives invaluable expertise and insights as she discusses the critical role of safety and security in aviation. Watch here! About Women in Focus Melanie Damian spearheads the project for IWF Florida, conducting insightful 10-minute interviews with members, delving into their professional accomplishments and personal journeys.

Preeti Pande October 2023

Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights from Preeti Pande before she hosts our exclusive IWF Dine Around in November. Join Melanie Damian as she engages in an inspiring conversation with the dynamic Chief Marketing Officer of Plug Power, unraveling her remarkable journey in the tech industry and her current pivotal role in shaping the future of sustainable green energy. Save the date and remember to RSVP and secure your spot for another unforgettable evening with visionary leaders! Watch here! About Women in Focus Melanie Damian spearheads the project for IWF Florida, conducting insightful 10-minute interviews with members, delving into their professional accomplishments and personal journeys.

Donna Shalala October 2023

Join us for an insightful interview as Melanie Damian engages with Dr. Donna Shalala, a distinguished figure who has shaped American politics and academia. Delve into the remarkable journey of a leader who has left an indelible mark on the nation, serving in the Carter and Clinton administrations and in the U.

Saida Koita September 2023

Melanie Damian interviews Dr. Saida Koita, a Psychiatrist and Psychoanalyst, to discuss her 52 year medical experience and her leading role in advancing the education of students in both of her career fields. Watch here! About Women in Focus Melanie Damian spearheads the project for IWF Florida, conducting insightful 10-minute interviews with members, delving into their professional accomplishments and personal journeys.

Carla Crossno September 2023

Melanie Damian sits down with Carla Crossno to discuss her life career as a business advisor, an entrepreneur, a marketer, a volunteer, and a mom committed to elevating women, advancing social impact, and building community. Watch here!   About Women in Focus Melanie Damian spearheads the project for IWF Florida, conducting insightful 10-minute interviews with members, delving into their professional accomplishments and personal journeys. This initiative aims to foster a deeper sense of connection and understanding among the members, allowing them to learn and appreciate each other's diverse experiences and backgrounds.

Ana Siegel September 2023

Melanie Damian interviews Ana Siegel, Executive Vice President & General Counsel of NBC Universal Telemundo Enterprises, as they discuss her successful legal career in the entertainment industry leading a team of lawyers and support staff based in a number of Latin American jurisdictions, the US and the UK in all legal matters from transactions to litigation and employment law.

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Monica Vigues-Pitan September 2023

Melanie Damian sits down with Monica Vigues-Pitan, Executive Director for Legal Services of Greater Miami, as they discuss her journey and the situations that steered her into what has been a gratifying 20-year career as a public servant in South Florida.

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Leisha John August 2023

Melanie Damian interviews Leisha John, a CPA and senior executive in environmental sustainability, a climate activist and a board member of the Earthwatch Institute, as they discuss John's career in helping companies, especially in the climate-tech space, to step up their ESG-related efforts and scale their operations in order to make a meaningful impact on curbing climate change.

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Patricia White August 2023

  Melanie Damian interviews Patricia White, Professor of Law and the University of Miami School of Law's eleventh dean, as they discuss White's visionary and innovative leadership in the legal world and her interactions with the community.

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Danet Linares August 2023

In our captivating series, "Women in Focus," IWF sister Melanie Damian engages with esteemed members of our chapter to reflect on their remarkable career journeys. We had the privilege of interviewing Danet Linares, a leading figure in Commercial Real Estate and the President of IWF Florida. Join us as Melanie delves into Danet's inspiring story, exploring her diverse experiences and invaluable insights.

Lucy Morillo August 2023

Melanie Damian, a respected attorney and community leader, interviews Lucy Morillo, CEO of LMA Consultants, as they discuss Morillo's experiences as a businesswoman and community leader. Morillo shares insights on her leadership style, the challenges of building and growing a successful consulting firm, and the importance of mentorship and giving back to the community.

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Sara Barli Herald August 2023

  Melanie Damian sits down with Sara Barli Herald, an accomplished entrepreneur and philanthropist, to discuss Sara's advocacy work in the non-profit sector. In this conversation, Sara shares insights on her experiences as a leader in the non-profit world and some never known information on her personal life.

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Adriana Sanchez August 2023

  Melanie Damian sits down with Adriana Sanchez, vice president at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in Miami, to discuss her successful business career and share insights on her personal life.

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About Women in Focus

Melanie Damian spearheads the project for IWF Florida, conducting insightful 10-minute interviews with members, delving into their professional accomplishments and personal journeys. This initiative aims to foster a deeper sense of connection and understanding among the members, allowing them to learn and appreciate each other's diverse experiences and backgrounds.