Alaire Harris is represented by Runways: The Talent Group for whom she does her fair share of promoting couture brands, while her acting ability has landed her roles in commercials for Unisom and EpiPen…but that’s only a percentage of her creative output. She also fashions functional, chic pieces of wearable art. The distinction between rusted ironwork with strikingly polished accents could spin her into a new line of ornamental wear — or she may see the golden ratio, a naturally occurring mathematical relationship, in a mangrove forest which could later become earrings or a swirling brooch. And this artist is not only motivated by surface beauty, her Freedom Bangles Series honors Black History by imprinting copper bracelets with the prison intake numbers of Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to remind us of sacrifices they made to advance civil rights; LairaLou.com.
Around the world, Jackson Health System is known for saving lives. At the new, state-of-the-art Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center for The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at UHealth/Jackson Memorial, they go even further: They give patients their lives back.
As we all experienced the most unprecedented year in modern history, the resilient young professionals you’re about to meet withstood all the challenges that came with the pandemic, and stepped up to the plate like never before to hit the professional homeruns of their lives while inspiring the next generation to dream big and reach for the stars.