The goal of Girl Power Rocks is to affect positive change within the community. Created to empower young girls and their families to succeed in order to protect, restore and preserve the family unit, some of the programs provided by Girl Power Rocks include Summer Camp, Girls’ Choir, Sister Circle Mentoring, After-School Programs and a Teen Outreach Program. The organization has been around for over 15 years, instilling in girls and young women the importance of being strong and smart, to perform well in life, be productive, embrace the world and succeed. Through it all, they’ve facilitated confidence, which is essential in any young woman’s life as it relates to education, creativity, aspirations, social awareness and self-esteem. At its helm is Thema Campbell, a passionate supporter of women’s causes; GirlPowerRocks.org.
We sat down with Henrik Cronqvist, Vice Dean of Lifelong Learning & Executive Education at Miami Herbert Business School, to get his thoughts on why Miami is the city everyone is moving to for tech jobs, to start their own business, get funding and develop the companies of tomorrow.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we introduce you to a few of Miami’s most dynamic Latino leaders who are breaking the mold and making the city thrive