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Haitian-American Founder Shaina Silva Bridges the Divide with SHE BUILDS Future Festival


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MIAMI, Fl. (May 25, 2023) – The 2023 #SHE_BUILDS Future Festival is set to be a game-changer for women entrepreneurs and creators worldwide. With a focus on digital transformation in business, technology, art, and culture to name a few, the dynamic #SHE_BUILDS Future Festival aims to serve as a platform to propel economic prosperity in communities of color across the globe on June 8-10th, 2023 in Miami, FL

“The #SHE_BUILDS Future Festival is more than just a conference: it’s a movement. By connecting individuals from different industries, sectors, and regions, the festival creates opportunities for participants to share their knowledge and expertise. This meeting of the minds enables collaboration and enhanced perspective on solution design to complex challenges, which leads to more effective and sustainable development in underserved markets”, says SHE BUILDS Founder, Shaina Silva. The festival is creating a powerful network of change-makers who are working together to build a brighter future for their communities and their native countries such as Pharrell Williams’ Black Ambition, Kelly Montoya (Venture Miami – City of Miami– Head of Partnerships), Mia Talvera (Benefit Cosmetics Director, Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion), Carmelle Cadet (Emtech– Founder & CEO), Peter Brooks (Paramount/ BET Media Group– Vice President of Growth Strategy) Mayola Charles (META– Lead, Social Impact Creator Partnerships), Wanda Tima (L’union Suite– Founder & CEO) and Sarah Gentillon (JP Morgan & Chase – VP, Digital Content Lead) to name a few.

Through a series of cutting-edge conversations, thought-provoking panel discussions, pitch competition and inspiring keynote speeches, the festival will explore a variety of methods to catalyze small business growth, preserve cultural heritage, and leverage technology to create stronger bonds between people of African descent. 

WHO: SHE_BUILDS Future Festival

WHAT: Panel Discussions, Pitch Competition, Awards Ceremony and Live Performances

WHEN: June 8th-10th, 2023

WHERE: Various locations in Miami, FL

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