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Inspiring Stories from North Broward

The heart of our mission at VoyageMIA is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks, we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Miami’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool.  Check out North Broward’s rising stars below.

Dr. Kathleen Vigo

I am a doctor of Physical Therapy specializing in the pregnant and postpartum woman. I have treated women at a clinic for the last ten years and have found so many barriers to this population receiving the health care that they need. From insurance requirements, to scheduling difficulties, and even simply that these new moms will struggle to get out the door on time to make it to their appointment, I felt that in my efforts to help I was creating more hardship. Read more>>

Ajani Jackson

Born in Jamaica, I came to Florida when I was 6 years old, and grew up in Broward County. As far as I can remember, I’ve always been active, competitive, and helpful. Playing sports, betting a friend who would have a higher GPA in high school or doing yard work (gardening) with my grandma. Read more>>

Janaya Rehman and Zack Rehman

Since inception in 2010 based out of Margate, Florida, our organization is geared to providing programs to support the social, intellectual, and physical development of youths, predominantly in the South Florida area. We have had the privilege of working with over 500 student-athletes offering free community activities. Read more>>

Carlene Wright

From a very young age, it has since been my desire to be a part of a platform where I would be able to share the positive things that are happening in the world through the eyes of multimedia. As an adult, my career took the path of management in the corporate sector. Read more>>

Gabi Serra and Katia Bechara

Mother Earth Miami was born as our desire to connect with nature and our community. We both approached the project from a place of healing and farming with nature’s rhythms using biodynamic techniques. We understand that this is going to be a learning process that will never stop so we like to collaborate with anyone local that loves working with plants, beekeepers, healers, grandmothers, craft makers, food lovers, biologists, artists, etc. Read more>>

Dr. Gregory Lewen

I was born in Chicago and then raised in New York from the age of 5. I grew up as the son of a general Ophthalmologist and learned early on in my life about the importance of commitment and hard work, as well as the degree to which people depend on physicians for guidance and support. Read more>>

Delilah Castro

Delilah Johnson was established 9 years ago as a custom dress collection with a focus on party dresses. It was a natural lane to start in because I began designing and making party dresses for me and my friends in college so that we could be fly even though we were too broke to shop. Read more>>

Jody Leshinsky

I grew up in a beach suburb of New York City. My mother introduced me to the arts from the time I could walk and talk! I experienced the extraordinary conducting skills of Leonard Bernstein at the Young People’s Concerts in Lincoln Center, the incredible talent of Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn performing the classic version of Sleeping Beauty. Read more>>

Jennifer Eads

My name is Jennifer Eads and I am 28 years old married to the love of my life Joel Eads. I have been called since I was 21 in a powerful service where God and his purpose for me has become very real in my life to where the passion has never subsided since then. Read more>>

Yanique Bryan

I remember my mom telling me that I was special and different. She made me feel like my disability was an exceptionality. My childhood was full of support, especially coming from my mom. She did a great job at protecting my self-esteem. My earliest memory of doubting my unique attributes had to be in high school. Read more>>

1 Comment

  1. Leanna Rosato

    January 7, 2018 at 12:55 am

    Wonderful, inspiring, everyday heroes! Thank you for sharing

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