Linda Gassenheimer's James Beard Award June 2024

  In 1994 IWF Sister and Past President, Linda Gassenheimer, received the James Beard Award in the Convenience category for her cook book, Dinner in Minutes: ...

PortMiami's Shore Power Milestone Achieved Under Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and PortMiami Director and CEO Hydi Webb June 2024

We are proud to celebrate IWF Sisters, Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and Hydi Webb, for their instrumental role in making PortMiami shore power ready. This significant ...

Madeline Pumariega Honored with the Carnegie Foundation's Inaugural Leadership for Public Purpose Classification June 2024

Under the leadership of IWF Sister and President Madeline Pumariega, Miami Dade College (MDC) has been honored with the Carnegie Foundation's inaugural Leadership for Public Purpose Classification. This ...

Mayor Daniella Levine Cava Honored as Elder Stateswoman by South Florida African Diaspora June 2024

On Sunday, June 9, the South Florida African Diaspora held a special ceremony to honor IWF Sister, Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, recognizing her as an Elder Stateswoman in ...

Joyce Landry - Panelist on ISOA's Conference in Hawaii June 2024

IWF Sister, Joyce Landry, recently participated on a panel at the International Stability Operations Association (ISOA)'s Indo-Pacific Conference in Hawaii. This is the second year Joyce has ...

Preeti Pande Co-hosted a Conversation for Women Artists and Allies Worldwide June 2024

On June 5th, IWF Sister, Preeti Pande, co-hosted a conversation with Women Artists Art Week ambassador Alex Lane on the importance of patronage for women artists. Led by ...

Jacky Wright Honored with South Florida Business Journal's ORBIE Leadership Award June 2024

IWF Sister, Jacky Wright, the recipient of the 2024 South Florida Business Journal's  ORBIE Leadership Award, is celebrated for her transformative impact in the technology sector. Her visionary ...

Monica Gil: A Trailblazer in Media and Marketing June 2024

IWF Sister, Mónica Gil, Chief Administrative and Marketing Officer at NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, receives the Individual Achievement Award at the 2024 Gala for her pivotal role in establishing Telemundo ...

Read Meg Daly's Story May 2024

Voyage Miami interviewed IWF Sister, Meg Daly, about her decade's long journey as a volunteer leading The Underline project.  Read more here

Two New Member Transfers May 2024

  Please join us in welcoming IWF Sisters, Cheryl Mendelson and June Felix who have transferred to IWF Florida. Cheryl is from the Palm Beach chapter ...

IWF Sister, Alma Miller, Sits Down with Nicole Zimmerman and Discusses Empowering Women to Find Their Voice May 2024

Our IWF Sister, Alma Miller, had the pleasure of interviewing renowned speaker and expert in personal branding, Nicole Zimmerman. Tune in to hear about Nicole's journey and learn ...

Monica Gil: Leading Woman 2024 May 2024

  IWF Sister, Monica Gil, Chief Administrative and Marketing Officer at NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, has been recognized as one of Ad Age's Leading Women of 2024. Her leadership ...

Rosie Gordon-Wallace Elevates Black Visual Artists Through "Art of Black Miami" Podcast  May 2024

  IWF Sister, Rosie Gordon-Wallace, is set to host the "Art of Black Miami" podcast, which highlights the work and stories of Black visual artists in Miami. Her ...

Alina Hudak Resigns as Miami Beach City Manager May 2024

  IWF Sister, Alina Hudak, Miami Beach's City Manager, announced her resignation following her successful efforts in managing this year's spring break. Hudak, who became the first ...

Felicia Knaul Receives an Award May 2024

    Congratulations to IWF Sister, Felicia Knaul, for being the recipient of the Agent of Change award at Pickering College.

Women United Breakfast May 2024

            "A rising tide lifts all boats" common theme.  Women United Breakfast with IWF sister Alexandra Willis Wilson as ...

May Lunch Bunch May 2024

  IWF Sisters gathered at The Henry in Brickell for May's Lunch Bunch.

Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and The Underline Founder Meg Daly Cut the Ribbon to Open The Underline's Phase 2  May 2024

  We are excited to share that IWF Sisters, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and The Underline Founder Meg Daly cut the ribbon to ...

Christine King and Mayor Francis Suarez Sponsor Summer Job Program for Liberty City Teens May 2024

  Sponsored by our very own Chairwoman Christine King alongside Mayor Francis Suarez, Miami is helping to support a summer jobs program for Liberty City teens to gain ...

A Conversation on Mental Health Advocacy: Dr. Ana Viamonte Ros and Kate Edelson Share Insights with Host Susan Racher May 2024

  Host Susan Racher engages in a discussion with Dr. Ana Viamonte Ros and Kate Edelson, shedding light on the importance of mental health advocacy and ...

Spotlighting Latino Excellence: Monica Gil at Latinos in Sports Miami Initiative May 2024

  Monica Gil, a trailblazing Latina, attends Latinos in Sports Miami, unveiled during the Formula 1 event. This initiative celebrates Latino achievements in sports, igniting inspiration for future Hispanic professionals. ...

Deryl Mckissack Elected as Chairwoman of CIRT  May 2024

  The Construction Industry Round Table (CIRT) recently announced their board elections and elected our very own IWF Sister, Deryl Mckissack, as 2024-2025 Chairwoman of the organization. ...

Mina Teicher Honored at IWF NY Conference May 2024

  Congratulations to IWF Sister, Mina Teicher, who is one of the 2024 IWF Women Who Make a Difference Award honorees! Chosen by local Forum's leadership, she ...

Celebrating Remarkable Achievements: Meg Daly and Rebecca Fishman Lipsey Receive the Mosaic Humanitarian Award May 2024

  Congratulations to our IWF Sisters Meg Daly and Rebecca Fishman Lipsey for receiving the Mosaic Humanitarian Award this past Sunday, May 5, 2024.

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson: Featured Speaker at the United Way Women United Breakfast May 2024

  Congratulations to IWF Sister, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, for being the featured speaker at this year's United Way Women United Breakfast on May 23rd at the Loews Hotel...

2024 SFBJ Power Leaders in Real Estate May 2024

IWF Sisters, Lissette Calderon, Alicia Cervera Lamadrid, and Danet Linares, the trailblazers featured in this year's edition of "Power Leaders in Real Estate" and "Power Brokers" ...

Madeline Pumariega Announces Game-Changing Partnership with FIFA May 2024

IWF Sister, Madeline Pumariega, proudly unveils a groundbreaking collaboration between Miami Dade College and FIFA, offering students exclusive internship opportunities to learn from top-tier global sports professionals. ...

Up Close with Dolores Fernandez Alonso for Boca Raton Magazine May 2024

In an exclusive interview with Boca Magazine, Dolores Fernandez Alonso, CEO of South Florida PBS, reflects on the station's pivotal role in delivering critical health information during the pandemic ...

Christina Crespi: Leading Miami's Downtown Renaissance May 2024

IWF Sister, Christina Crespi, CEO of the Miami Downtown Development Authority since 2020, has been at the forefront of Miami's urban growth, fostering the expansion of businesses and ...

Power of the Purse Event May 2024

IWF Sister and Board Member Ann Machado, IWF Florida Members bowed their support for the Annual Lower of the Purse Event on April 26th.

Judge Patricia Seitz Celebrating Success in the CARE Court Program April 2024

  IWF Sister and U.S. District Judge Patricia Seitz, who helped launch the CARE Court program in Miami federal court, talks about a recent graduate of the program ...

 Johanna Mikkola Takes the Helm at Tech Equity Miami, Driving Tech Inclusion in Miami-Dade County April 2024

  Congrats to Johanna Mikkola who will now be leading Tech Equity Miami, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering tech equity and upward mobility in Miami-Dade County.  Through strategic ...

Florencia Tabeni Takes on COO Role at MDM Hotel Group April 2024

  Congratulations to Florencia Tabeni who will be stepping into the role of COO at MDM Hotel Group. In her new position, she'll oversee sales & marketing, revenue management...

Felecia Hatcher Leads Black Tech Saturday Event in Detroit April 2024

  IWF Sister, Felecia Hatcher, CEO of Black Ambition, leads Black Tech Saturday event in Detroit, showcasing her commitment to fostering innovation and economic empowerment in the city's ...

Nadine Heubel Moderates Retail Panel at Seatrade Cruise Global April 2024

  IWF Sister, Nadine Heubel, moderated a panel discussion at the inaugural edition of The Retail Day at Seatrade Cruise Global, focusing on the challenges of hiring and ...

Laura Berger Discusses Trust in AI with Glen Tibaldeo April 2024

  IWF Sister, Laura Berger, alongside Glen Tibaldeo, explores the importance of transparency in AI for a brighter future, advocating for ethical AI practices that serve humanist with integrity. ...

IWF Sisters to Speak at eMerge Americas April 2024

Excited to announce our IWF Sisters, Madeline Pumariega, Daniella Levine Cava, Giselle Guerra MD, Olga Naumovich, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, and Jane Wooldridge, as speakers at eMerge Americas...

Professor Ranu Jung's Spring 2024 Address for U of A April 2024

This past week, Professor Ranu Jung delivered insights and inspiration to the U of A community through the ENGAGE NSFAdvance Program, dedicated to nurturing STEM faculty and ...

Deryl McKissack Journey on CNBC's How I Made it April 2024

Take a look at CNBC's episode of How I Made It featuring Deryl McKissack, where she candidly shares her family's legacy, entrepreneurial triumphs, and aspirations for the ...

Chana Sheldon at MOCA's Latest Exhibition April 2024

MOCA Presents a timely Exhibit by Haitian Artist Manuel Matthieu, IWF  Sister, Chana Sheldon at the Opening on April 10. We encourage all members to visit this amazing exhibit!

Katherine Fernandez Rundle and Congresswoman Federica Wilson Inducted into Women's Hall of Fame April 2024

IWF Sister, Katherine Fernandez Rundle, was honored by Miami-Dade County's Commission for Women. She was inducted into the Women's Hall of Fame ...

Soltec Appoints Alma Miller as CEO of North America April 2024

IWF Sister, Alma Miller, is Soltec Trackers' CEO for North America. Alma recently joined Soltec after a career of more than 20 years in the financial services and ...

Deryl McKissack to Keynote World Civility Day 2024 April 2024

IWF Sister, Deryl McKissack, is set to address attendees at the awards dinner during the Gary Chamber of Commerce's 8th annual World Civility Day on April 11, 2024. ...

Rosie Gordon-Wallace and Debi Hoffman  Recognized for Excellence in the Arts in Miami  April 2024

IWF Sister, Rosie Gordon-Wallace, was honored with the first-ever Miami-Dade County Mayor's Legacy in Arts Award at the Serving the Arts Awards on ...

Ana Veciana-Suarez on Her New Show 'Book Talk' and More April 2024

IWF Sister, Ana Veciana-Suarez, recently teamed up with Rochelle Weinstein and spoke to Gloria Burns, host of Gloria's Gab, to dive into the details of their exciting ...

Mayda Cisneros Mom Passing April 2024

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of Mayda Cisnero's mother's passing. Our deepest condolences go out ...

Lucy Morillo on Why Dedicated Female Forums Matter March 2024

The Miami Herald featured our IWF Florida President Lucy Morillo Esq.'s insightful perspective on the vital role of dedicated women's forums like IWF in ...

SocialMiami's Exclusive Interview with Mayor Daniella Levine Cava March 2024

IWF Sister, Daniella Levine Cava sat down with SocialMiami editor Brett Graff to discuss how she shaped her first historical term as Miami's first mayor. Read more ...

Susan Sierra Discusses Why Companies Need to Reinforce Compliance in 2024 March 2024

Read IWF Sister, Susan Sierra's newest Forbes article, where she discusses the U.S. Strategy on Countering Corruption, emphasizing the importance for companies operating abroad to comply with ...

South Florida Business Journals' 25 Influential Business Women March 2024

Congratulations to our IWF Sisters, Andrea DeField, Symeria Hudson, Madeline Pumariega, and our very own chapter president Lucy Morillo Esq., who have been recognized as one ...

Mayor Levine Cava Unveils Arts Energize 305 to Rejuvenate Miami-Dade's Cultural Landscape March 2024

IWF Sister, Mayor Daniella Levine Cava recently introduced the Arts Energize 305 initiative, geared towards enhancing accessibility to the arts across Miami-Dade. This innovative program seeks to ...

Stephanie Jones Launches Her First Book March 2024

  Congratulations to IWF Sister, Stephanie Jones, for the launch of her new book, Running to Catch Up, on February 17th.  Read more here

Lisa Kauffman Named Speaker for the 2024 Edition of the DFNI Cruise Conference  March 2024

  IWF Sister, Lisa Kauffman has been announced as one of the speakers for the upcoming 2024 DFNI Cruise Conference. Starboard Cruise Services, returning as a Platinum Sponsor...

Caroline O'Conner is Being Honored March 2024

  Congratulations to IWF Sister, Caroline O'Conner for being honored at Chapman Partnership's Take a Walk in Her Shoesluncheon on April 11th.  IWF Florida ...

Debi Hoffman Nominated for Being a Champion of Arts Funding March 2024

  Congratulations to IWF Sister, Debi Hoffman, for Innovative Arts Funders Award.  The award is presented to a change maker, foundation or funding group that has designed innovative ...

Alicia Cervera Lamadrid Recognized by the South Florida Business Journal as a 2024 Power Leader March 2024

  Congratulations to IWF Sister, Alicia Cervera Lamadrid, for being recognized by the South Florida business Journal as a 2024 Power Leader.   Read more here

Tune in to Episode 4 of the Retail Wave Makers Podcast featuring Nadine Heubel March 2024

  In this episode, IWF Sister, Nadine Heubel engages in a conversation with Daniel Buergo, Senior District Manager at Starboard Cruise Services. Buergo provides insights into managing retail ...

Lucy Morillo's Tribute to Latina Power: S Revista's International Women's Day Feature March 2024

  In honor of International Women's Day, S Revista, the luxury Spanish-language publication, dedicated its March digital edition to highlighting the power of Latina women. The article, penned ...

Deryl McKissack's Firm Takes the Lead in Dallas Convention Center Renovations March 2024

  IWF Sister, Deryl McKissack's leadership shines as her firm, McKissack and McKissack, secures a role in the renovation of the Dallas Memorial Arena, awarded a nearly $8 ...

Achieve Miami and Morgan Stanley Partner Together to Lead Financial Literacy Initiative in Miami March 2024

  IWF Sister, Leslie Miller Saiontz, founder of Achieve Miami, champions financial empowerment as Achieve Miami collaborates with Morgan Stanley to launch a groundbreaking financial literacy program for 300 ...

Madeline Pumariega Joins Female Leaders in Higher Education Virtual Event March 2024

  Joining three other female college and university presidents and IWF Sister, Madeline Pumariega is set to speak at Inside Higher Ed's upcoming virtual event, "Female Leaders ...

In Honor of Women: A Poem by IWF Sister, Ana Maria Viamonte Ros March 2024

A granddaughter, a daughter, a mother, a friend, A spouse, a sister, on whom all can depend. A woman's journey, long and winding, Relies on inner strength, values binding. ...

Celebrating Women's Impact: Madeline Pumariega on the King-dom Podcast March 2024

IWF Sister, Madeline Pumariega made an appearance on the King-dom podcast to inaugurate Women's History Month. During this podcast episode, Pumariega recounted her remarkable journey and ...

Lucy Morillo Takes the Spotlight on Women's Breast & Heart Initiative's Living for Longevity Podcast March 2024

  Inaugurating the Women's Breast & Heart Initiative's Living for Longevity podcast, Lucy Morillo, President of IWF Florida, joins host Andrea Ivory as the debut guest. Their ...

Felecia Hatcher and Pharrell Williams' Black Ambition Announce 4th Annual Cohort March 2024

IWF Sister, Felecia Hatcher, CEO of Black Ambition, and founder Pharrell Williams have officially launched the fourth edition of the "Black Ambition Prize Competition." Applications are now being accepted ...

2023-24 IWF Leadership Fellows Cohort March 2024

We are excited that our 2023-24 cohort of IWF Leadership Fellows has begun a powerful week of learning at INSEAD! The program, now in its 30th year, combines world-class ...

Daniella Levine Cava Hosts Groundbreaking for New MIA Parking Facility February 2024

IWF Sister, Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, alongside the Board of County Commissioners and Miami-Dade Aviation Department Director Ralph Cutié, kicked off the groundbreaking ceremony for Park 6, a ...

The Inspiring Tales of Teresa Weintraub and Alicia Cervera February 2024

FORUM Women Working for the World 2024 Delves into the Journeys of IWF Sisters, Teresa Weintraub and Alicia Cervera! Discover how these Cuban-American powerhouses conquered adversity ...

Susan Amat Joins Florida Opportunity Fund Board of Directors February 2024

IWF Sister, Susan Amat, PhD, was recently appointed to the Florida Opportunity Fund Board of Directors. Leveraging her extensive expertise from impactful positions such as serving on the Miami ...

Cervera Real Estate Launches First Palm Beach County Offices February 2024

IWF Sister, Alicia Cervera Lamadrid, leading the charge, announces the opening of Cervera Real Estate's inaugural offices in the Palm Beach market. With its reputation as a premier ...

In Loving Memory of Regina Frazier February 2024

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of Regina Frazier on February 15, 2024. Our deepest condolences go out ...

Dolores Fernandez Alonso re-elected to APTS board February 2024

Congratulations to IWF Sister Dolores Fernandez Alonso, who has been re-elected Professional Vice Chair of the America's Public Television Stations (APTS) board of trustees. The officers and ...

Rebecca Fishman Lipsey Receives the Mayor's Pioneer Award February 2024

Congratulations to IWF Sister Rebecca Fishman Lipsey, who will be receiving the Mayor's Pioneer Award at the 2024 Company of Women Awards.  This year they will be ...

Maryon Stewart's Menopause Makeover February 2024

Maryon Stewart's Menopause Makeover, a groundbreaking health series which sets out to bust the myth of menopause and provide a natural roadmap for women to feel better than they ...

Katherine Fernandez-Rundle: Stress, Mental Health and Lawyers February 2024

IWF Sister Katherine Fernandez Rundle was welcomed to the 19th episode of "The Silent Struggle" a podcast that tackles the effects of stress and mental health on individuals ...

Mayor Daniella Levine Cava Presented with the DiMare Medal February 2024

   On February 3rd, Fairchild Gala 2024 celebrated the inaugural presentation of The DiMare Medal, an accolade bestowed upon the esteemed Miami-Dade County Mayor, Daniella Levine Cava.  

Listen to IWF Sister Nadine Heubel on Season 3 of The Retail Wavemakers February 2024

Releasing every two weeks between now and April, IWF Sister, Nadine Heubel, will be speaking exclusively with onboard staff to understand their job roles and how they interact ...

Valerie Riles Promoted to Executive Vice President of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts February 2024

Congratulations to IWF Sister, Valerie Riles, who has recently been promoted to the role of Executive Vice President of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade ...

Madeline Pumariega Selected as an Awardee of Women We Admire Top 50 Women Leaders of Miami February 2024

Congratulations to IWF sister Madeline Pumariega, who has been named one of the 50 awardees of Women We Admire's Top Women Leaders of Miami. As the first female ...

Lendbuzz Welcomes Diane Offereins to Board of Directors February 2024

IWF Sister, Dianne Offereins has been added to the board of directors of the AI-based financial technology company Lendbuzz. Offereins brings 35 years of experience in the financial ...

In Loving Memory of Makenna Malina February 2024

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of Janá Sigars-Malina's daughter, Makenna, on January 25, 2024. Our deepest condolences go out ...

IWF Sisters Honored as Some of SFBJ's 2024 Influential Business Women January 2024

Congratulations to the following IWF Sisters for being recognized as one of South Florida Business Journal's 2024 Influential Business Women, celebrating the achievements of remarkable women shaping the local ...

Laura Berger on Boardroom Burnout January 2024

Laura Berger, Berdeo Group CEO and IWF Sister, delves into the issue of boardroom burnout in her latest Psychology Today piece, "Revealing Leadership Burnout: Boardroom Challenges." It is a ...

Congresswoman Frederica Wilson at the helm of 31st Annual Dr. MLK Jr. Scholarship Breakfast January 2024

        On Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, one of the most significant programs was held at the Miami Beach Convention Center with one of ...

Dolores Fernandez Alonso in the Women in Philanthropy Symposium January 2024

South Florida PBS President & CEO, Dolores Fernandez Alonso will be a featured speaker at the January 11th Women in Philanthropy Symposium hosted by United Way of Palm ...

In Loving Memory of Glenn Abram Altman January 2024

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of Amanda Altman's  father's passing on December 13th. Our deepest condolences go ...

Maryon Stewart's Menopause Makeover January 2024

U.K. best-selling author and IWF Sister Maryon Stewart introduces the first-ever U.S. TV series dedicated to menopause, titled "Maryon Stewart's Menopause Makeover," streaming ...

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