Dedication, Experience & Knowledge. Meet Orlando Attorney, Deborah L. Moskowitz
Q: Did you know while attending high school that you would pursue a career in the legal field?DM: Yes, actually since Junior High School. We were allowed to job shadow for a day, and I went to work with our family’s attorney. Needless to say, I was inspired and knew right then and there this was the career for me. Q: What expectations did you have after graduating and receiving your law degree?DM: I pursued my law degree at the Cumberland School of Law bec..
She’s Tough, Ambitions & Works Hard for Success! Meet Jennifer Moon, Founder of New Moon Market Orlando’s Cool Juice Bar!
Q: Lets start with the story behind New Moon Market, what made you decide there was a need and were going to pursue this venture?JM: My name is Jennifer Moon-Huggett. I began this journey in 2009 when I decided to make changes in my life. Clean it up if you will in all aspects. I began watching food documentaries Food Inc., Forks over Knives, Hungry for Change … I must have watched them all - I wasn't’ just watching I was taking notes. Driving my family an..
With a Passion for Innovation, Technology & Education, Meet CEO & Founder, Marnie Forestieri at Young Innovators Academies & Childcare Network
Q: Let’s begin after High School Graduation … did you know what type of career you wanted to pursue? MF: I've always had a natural inclination for journalism, entrepreneurship, and writing. When it was time to choose a college major, it was tough to make a decision. Therefore, I did what most teenagers do: the opposite of what your dad tells you. That's how I ended up in the school of medicine. Three years into the program, I realized that I couldn't do th..
Common Sense Leadership & A Voice of Commitment to Her District. An Exclusive Interview with District 1 Commissioner, Betsy VanderLey
Q: After you completed your education, where did you feel your career path would take you? BV: The birth of my first child interrupted my education. I had envisioned raising my family and then returning to school to complete my degree. As the saying goes, “you make your plans and God laughs.” Things did not go as I had planned. At the time that seemed frustrating, but now, looking back I can honestly say that the life I have lived has been so much mor..
Integrative Nutrition Health Coach & Chef Carly Paige, Encouraging Better Health for a Better way of Living!
Q: Can you share with our audience, what your expectations were after college?CP: When I was in college, I had no intent on having my own business and the idea of a career in health and wellness was a bit unclear. I graduated with a marketing and communications degree which I actually utilized in a corporate job for several years prior to making the switch to the business that I have today. Q: Looking back, what do you think it was that led your pursuit to..
Progress & Experience with A Passion for Education. Meet Orange County Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Barbara Jenkins
Dr. Barbara Jenkins has been dedicated to serving the needs of students for 30 years. She was named superintendent for Orange County Public Schools in 2012.Under Dr. Jenkins' leadership, the district won the prestigious 2014 Broad Prize for Urban Education. The prize earned half-a-million dollars for student scholarships from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation. The district also received the Governor’s Sterling Award in 2014 and 2015 and the Sustained Exc..
She’s a Great Role Model for Women, Who Cares About Her Community Meet Veteran Spectrum News 13 Anchor Ybeth Bruzual
Q: How did your career start as a news anchor?YB: My career as an anchor began at Telemundo Orlando and Spectrum News 13.Q: Can you share with our audience one of your most memorable events you’ve covered?YB: The Pulse attack was one of the most memorable stories I have ever covered. It was devastating on and off the clock.Q: What was your first job? And how did it shape or impact you?YB: My first job was at a greeting card store.Q: What sparked your inter..
She Advocates for Public Education & Focuses on Hard Working Florida Families! A Conversation with Florida House of Representative Anna V. Eskamani
Q: After high school, where did you feel your career path would take you? AE: I graduated from Orange County Public Schools K-12, and really was not sure where life would take me. I came from a working-class background and my parents were immigrants from Iran. In 2004 my Mom passed away after a long fight with cancer— I was one of her main caregivers, and knew I wanted to honor her life through the act of empowering others and one way to do that would be ..
A Conversation With News 6 Emmy Award Winning Meteorologist Samara Cokinos
Q: What made you decide to go in the field of telling the weather?SC: I was 8 years old when Danny Treanor, a legend in weather in central Florida came to my school for Career Day. I went home that afternoon and told my mom I wanted to be just like him when I grew up. I had been interested in weather growing up in Pierson on a fernery, but that solidified my decision. Cool enough, when I started at WKMG in 2017, I got to work with him. It was one of the be..
Since Age 4 she Always Wanted to Forecast the Weather, Meet Spectrum News 13 Meteorologist, Maureen McCann
Q: What made you decide to go in the field of telling the weather?MM: I knew I wanted to be a meteorologist since age 4 when Hurricane Gloria hit New England. Our tree fell over in the front yard and to a 4-year old, that was a big deal! We watched the news every night while having dinner, and the weather was always my favorite part. I also had a fear of thunderstorms, so I thought if I was a meteorologist I would know when storms were coming, and I wouldn..
Our Exclusive Interview with CEO Deanna Snyder, Wellness Warrior, Natural Solutions Education, Health Coach & Life Changer!
Q: What made you decide to become a Critical-Care Registered Nurse?DS: I graduated nursing school in the mid-eighties. The nursing shortage was not prevalent and getting a job was difficult. I took the first job that gave me a chance to prove myself and learned the foundation of my career on a very busy Family Practice Unit. At that time, I was taking care of 13 patients and wanted to spend more quality time with them and their families. I just turned ..
She’s Your Midday Host Weekdays From 10AM-3PM, An Exclusive Interview with Orlando Star 94.5 Personality JoJo
Q: What led you to a career in radio? Was there a defining moment that made you realize “this is it”?JoJo: I always like to say that I didn’t find radio…radio found me! Many years ago, I was studying Radio/Television Broadcasting at UCF during that time I entered a local beauty pageant that happened to be sponsored by an Orlando radio station. The station volunteered to train me, then hired me as a radio personality. That has been my full-time career path ..
Preparing Young Girls to be the Next Generation of STEM Innovators. An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Laine Powell, Founder & Executive Director of Tech Sassy Girlz
Dr. Laine Powell is a Vanguard in Advancing Young Women to be Leading STEM Professionals & Inventors. Tech Sassy Girlz is the signature program of Collegiate Pathways, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Orlando, FL. Their mission is to empower middle and high school girls to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields through college preparation, career readiness, mentoring and entrepreneurship.Q: After college, w..
She’s Learned in Life that it’s Important to Have a Hand Available to Lift Others Up. Meet GROW Central Florida, Founder & Executive Director Colleen Gonzalez
GROW stands for: Grass Roots Outreach Within. Their mission is to make a positive difference in children's lives by increasing opportunities for healthy living. GROW Central Florida works to promote environments that support increased opportunities for physical activity and healthy living for Central Florida school children.Q: For those in our audience not familiar with the nonprofit “Grow Central Florida” can you tells us about it?CG: The story of myself..
She Knew At Age 16, If You Can Dream it, You Can Become it. Living Out Her Dream Come True! Meet News 6 Sports Director Jamie Seh
Q: While in high school, did you have any idea you wanted to go into broadcasting?JS: Yes, for sure. I was a huge sports fan growing up, watching, and listening to game broadcasts all the time. When I was 16, I began helping with the public address at my high school’s football games and had so much fun lending my voice to the action. That’s when the light bulb went off in my head, that I wanted to talk about sports for a living. It’s crazy to think that wa..
Inspiring Women to Lead Meet, CEO Advisor, Executive Coach & Consultant Heatherann Antonacci
Q: When you graduated from high school, did you have an idea, where your career path would take you?HA: At a very young age I wanted to be a teacher. I loved school and I was sure that was the reason for my career choice. What I learned much later in life was that I had natural leadership skills and that is what teachers really are-they are leaders. So, I made a commitment to hone my leadership skills and use them in a way that would help others achieve th..