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Inspiring Stories from North Miami

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 inspiring stories from North Miami below.

Cassandra Eugene, Tochina Alexandre

Back in December 2016 we headed to a local park to have a picnic and write out our goals for the new year of 2017. While writing out our goals, we noticed our goals seemed very similar to the previous year, and the year prior to that. We immediately stopped and questioned each other, ” Read more>>

Jose Trezza

USA Office Furniture is an innovative boutique store and design studio offering modern and functional solutions for office work spaces with the highest quality products and cutting edge project development services to satisfy specific needs and budgets. Originally a long standing office furniture house in the South Florida area. Read more>>

Donna Garzon

I always wanted to create something created by people for people, something that would allow me to relate to people. I never tried to be perfect. I tried to be real. I want to connect with people. I have always felt inclined to the manifestation of fashion and style that feels delicious and comforting. Read more>>

Shanteria “Poetizer” Griglen

The manifestation of Poetizer Productions came from a broken place unexpectedly. I believe I was handpicked by God. Why? I don’t know, but He trusts me with this gift. As a child I was always creative and during my teenage years, I began to write about things I couldn’t really say out loud. Read more>>

Deniece Williams

I started my career in Public Relations, at The Apple Organization, where I had the great pleasure of working with young and fierce women (and a few dynamic men). The firm specialized in luxury real estate and was the premier agency at the time. Read more>>

Zachary Balber

I was born in Pittsburgh PA and raised by my mother and step father, until the age of 13. I attended elementary school in a place called East Hills; which was a magnet school in the middle of housing projects. I would see gang members on the corners after school and on summer days they would break the fire hydrants open. Read more>>

Juan Shehin

I started my first company in the Telecom Industry and Advertising and Hospitality business. when I was 23 years old. Worked in South America as Marketing and Sales Director for Starwood and Marriott. Contributed in many campaigns with Verizon, Adidas, Jumex, Telemundo, Telcel, ADT and became ADT s first worldwide distributor and service provider for 3 consecutive years as Sales Director and Co-Founder of a Company in Mexico and South America. Read more>>

Paula Villegas

My family has been in the manufacturing fashion industry since I was a little girl, at 18 years old I started working for a French Fashion House working in at their wholesale offices, while simultaneously working on my degree on International Business, eventually. Read more>>

Erica Korman

I was a psychotherapist in nyc for over 15 years. I worked at psychiatric hospitals, substance abuse and mental health clinics and then had a private practice for a few years in nyc before I moved to miami with my family 5 years ago. When I moved to miami and got my family settled here I took course to become certified in holistic health and nutrition to combine that interest of mine with the psychotherapy. Read more>>

Candance Johnson-Pleas

How did I start! Well this has been a dream of mine since I was 10 years old. I use to sit in the salon on the weekend with my mother and her friends as they did hair, makeup and nails. I knew then this was something that I wanted to do. Read more>>

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