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Andrea Carneiro

Andrea Carneiro
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The Philanthropist

A Daily Difference

Climbing the Ladder Though she began volunteering within her church as a child in Miami, Elyssa Linares thought her true passion in life would be as a secondary school English teacher. Little did she know that a chance job as...

FashionPalmetto Bay

InStyle

For many, their early 20s are a time to experiment and explore; to try new things and to find their passion in life. At 22 years old, Genavieve Boue is doing all of that…but she’s doing it in the name...

Décor

Keeping it Simple: The Right Ingredients

As the owner of Living Alfresco, Betsy Fantis has spent the past nine years steering retail clients from around South Florida toward pieces that would enhance and update their outdoor living spaces. From her South Miami showroom, Fantis kept clients...

The Philanthropist

True & Faithful: Lisa Letson

Background For Lisa Letson, one pet didn’t just change her life, she changed many. When Letson adopted 12-year-old Itty in early 2014 she found herself with a new mission and passion: to save senior dogs. Letson’s husband agreed and in...

The Philanthropist

Changing the Perception

Background Drawing from her own personal experiences, Broward-native Dr. Ilisa Kaufman followed her passion for helping others into a career a psychologist. “I went through personal struggles with loss and it really inspired me to want to work with others,”...

BeautyBusiness Spotlight

An Eye for Beauty

Passions come in all forms. Yet, it’s only a very few who have the talent and motivation to turn those passions into a successful career. 23-year-old Wendy Diaz can be counted among those few. Diaz, the owner of Pinecrest’s Inkpressions...

Coral GablesIn Our Schools

The Pineview Difference

The Pineview Way A look at the curriculum that makes Pineview tick: For infants and toddlers (ages eight weeks to 36 months) Teachers use the The Creative Curriculum, which balances teacher-planned and child-initiated learning, emphasizing responsiveness to children's strengths, interests,...

In the CommunityPinecrest

It Takes A Village

Pinecrest elections are nothing new to Katie Abbott. In fact, the Pinecrest native took on her first election in the Village before it was even a Village; winning an eighth grade student council seat at Palmetto Junior High School (now...

Business Spotlight

Against the Wind

Behind the scenes at Layze Systems is a study in not just design, but engineering. The Miami-based company produces outdoor accessories such as pergolas, awnings and fences for discerning clients, but the true draw for most (especially in South Florida)...

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