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Leadership Fellows 2016 – 2017

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On Friday, September 30, 2016, the Kopenhaver Center sponsored the second cohort for the Leadership Fellows Program for the Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 academic year.  This mentorship initiative consists of 10 up-and-coming women working in media who have been paired with 10 veterans of the industry. To further expand the leadership skills of the mentees, the center will host a series of workshops for their professional benefit.

Workshops

               September 30, 2016:       “Developing Your Leadership Brand” 

                                                                                          Presenter:  Mayra Beers, Ph.D.

               November 20, 2016:         “Unlocking Open Data for Storytelling”

                                                                                          Presenter:  Michael Sarasti & Rebekah Monson

               February 18, 2017:            “How to Change What You Do, Every Day, to Drive Innovation” 

                                                                                          Presenter:  Joyce J. Elam, Ph.D.

Mentors

Nancy Ancrum
Nancy AncrumMiami Herald
Stephanie Bertini
Stephanie BertiniNBC 6 South Florida
Ana Peralta Chammas
Ana Peralta ChammasMiami-Dade County
Caridad Hernández Wood
Caridad Hernández WoodCBS Miami
Aileen Izquierdo
Aileen IzquierdoFlorida International University
Nathalia Ortiz
Nathalia OrtizTelemundo 47
Deborah Ramirez
Deborah RamirezEl Sentinel
Liz Roldan
Liz RoldanCBS Miami
Ayan Valle
Ayan ValleNBC/Universal Telemundo Enterprises
Flavia Vigio
Flavia VigioGolin Inc

Mentees

Leyanis Diaz
Leyanis DiazFlorida National University
Tahlia J. Medina
Tahlia J. MedinaSun Sentinel
Jessica Meszaros
Jessica MeszarosWLRN Radio / NPR
 Christian Portilla
Christian PortillaSun Sentinel / Miami New Times
 Jillian Melero
Jillian MeleroSouth Florida Gay News
Lisann Ramos
Lisann RamosWLRN
 Sabrina Paz Riesgos
Sabrina Paz RiesgosUnivision
Silvia Rodriguez
Silvia RodriguezThe Axis Agency
Maria Serrano
Maria SerranoRise News
Romina Herrera
Romina HerreraMiami Children's Health System