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Meggie Soliman is passionate about innovative technologies, elevating consciousness, and empowering our youth and women to stand in their power. She has worked in healthcare technology and has become a thought leader on blockchain technology and the digital transformation happening around the world. As a mother, technologist, and lifetime student she believes with all transformations a level of inner evolution and understanding must occur for creativity to flourish.
Daniel Bolojan is an Assistant Professor of AI and Computational Design at Florida Atlantic University, and a Ph.D. candidate at Die Angewandte, Vienna. His research focuses on developing deep learning strategies for architectural design, addressing shared- agency, designer creativity, and augmentation of design potency. He developed the Deep Himmelblau Neural Network as Computational Design Specialist at Coop Himmelblau.
A south Florida native, Edward Stinson III has worked as an artist, educator, director of publishing, and historical re-enactor for over a decade in Palm Beach County. He strongly advocates for education and community engagement by teaching through his magical and empowering story telling: African, Arabic, Mediterranean history, Delray Beach’s early settlement history, post-civil war history, while also helping promote arts & self-expression as a medium
to connect the past, present and future.
Dr. John L. Renne, AICP is the Director of the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions (CUES) and an Associate Professor in the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Florida Atlantic University. He is also an Honorary Research Associate at the University of Oxford. His research focuses on creating sustainable, resilient & livable cities, with a focus on land development transportation infrastructure.
From a struggling single mom, to escaping a an abusive relationship, Sabrina’s tenacity and optimistic spirit has inspired others worldwide break through and discover their own untapped talents, strengths and immense potential. Now, a self-made entrepreneur and community advocate, Sabrina is dedicated to giving people the tools they need to RISE and human better.
Zach is a Data Scientist, analytically inclined, he explores how data informs from product experience to human behavior. Experienced in financial markets, consulting & big tech. He holds two Master’s degrees in Operations & Research from Cornell University and two Bachelor's degrees in both Mathematics and Finance from FAU. He has witnessed how data is fast tracking change across multiple industries.
After receiving his Ph.D. in Astronomy at Yale, he spent five years as a postdoctoral researcher and a Hubble Fellow at Kitt Peak National Observatory and San Francisco State University to later become the principal investigator of a project at Hubble. He received an NSF CAREER award, a University of Florida Research Professor award, and has served as Associate Dean at the University of Florida, and Dean of the College of Science at Florida Atlantic University
Dr. Mendez is an educator who has taught, supervised, advised, and guided students, educators, and educational leaders. As a professor and engaged member of the community, she promotes educational equity by working at her university’s Diversity and Inclusion Council, at the Hispanic Education Coalition of Palm Beach, and at the Academic Advisory Committee of the School District of Palm Beach County. Dr. Mendez believes that equitable and accesible education is a fundamental pillar of democracy.
Vanessa is a rally driver, motorcycle racer and adventurer. After a seven year recovery from a life-changing accident Vanessa discovered motorcycles and has since competed in some of the toughest endurance races in the world. She battled brutal desert terrains in up to 125°F temperatures and became the first female to ever finish the Tunisia Desert Challenge. Not letting her chronic pain become an excuse, her resilience has seen her become an inspiration to all.
Armed with degrees in social work and theology, he championed his cause from his days as a high school student top athlete, observing disparities in his community. He is the CEO of TAG Movement Consulting, a platform that fosters emotional well-being in educational settings. He also leads YANA, “You Are Not Alone,” a suicide prevention movement, aiming to provide support and resources to those in need.
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