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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.

Samuel Phanor

I was born in New York and raised in South Florida, where I currently reside. I currently serve in the United States Army as a Reservist since 2004, and during my time have served two tours in Iraq. I am currently a Police Officer working with the Margate Police Department. I currently work the day shift in the Community Service Division, where I am tasked with various jobs within the community. Read more>>

Laura Caro

It all started 10 years ago when i was studying journalism but didn’t feel complete, I used to love cooking and did it just for fun, but one day I realized that fun could be something more, so I studied culinary arts at my hometown Venezuela, after graduating I traveled to Argentina where I learned how to work with chocolate. Read more>>

Isabela Dos Santos

I taught myself how to do stop-motion animation when I was 16, bored at home in Weston, FL. I was into arts and crafts, dance, writing and physics, so animation was a natural convergence of all those interests: storytelling through visual art and movement. Read more>>

Allen Paul

I began God and Gigs as an outlet to help me explore the two major themes in my life – music and faith. Growing up in Northwest Florida, I played piano at my family’s church while studying classical piano. Read more>>

Alexis Hunter

I began The Camille Collection wanting to find a unique bow tie for my son and couldn’t. I then researched how to make one and found a lot of unique and eye catching material. That was only the beginning. A few people started seeing my posts on social media and began requesting bow ties for their son’s. Read more>>

Usiku Adams

Always been a fan of the music preferably hip hop although I never gravitated towards alot of the music everyone else listened to. I always had a knack for listening to something and absorbing it for the piece of art for what it is an introducing it to my own thing. Read more>>

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>>

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>>

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