We interviewed 14 female leaders in the Broward community to discuss what led them to their current positions in business, nonprofits, law, medicine, hospitality, politics, technology and more. Although their areas of expertise differ, they all agree that drive, determination and the opportunity to be a positive role model for a new generation of women are the key ingredients in securing a future with equally strong boss ladies.
As the city of Fort Lauderdale reduces Northeast 13th Street’s car lanes from four to two—in order to widen sidewalks, add new landscaping and make it more pedestrian-friendly—local businesspeople expect the area will only get better.
Growing numbers of locals are taking the risk of launching a startup company. But the amount of investment funding in South Florida isn’t keeping pace.