Real Talks at the first ‘Roast Miami’
As loud and outspoken as Miami can be, on a movement standpoint, it tends to be a little slow on the uptake. There are plenty of things that need to be fixed in this city but what you may not know is there are even more people putting tireless effort into making it a more livable place. From the tech and startup scene to the arts and beyond, take a deeper dive into the heroes and heroines affecting change this Wednesday, February 8th at our first Roast Miami talks.
Let’s be clear. This isn’t a panel discussion. You won’t be sitting in the audience watching a group of people follow the assembly line of retelling their own stories. When you walk into Filling Station Lofts, you’ll receive a pair of Silent Revolution headphones to immerse yourself into the conversations that await your ears. Then, two lofts will be transformed into intimate hangs where three chats will happen simultaneously so you can tune into whichever topic your heart desires.
The first of three topics to be discussed will be “Innovation, Media, and Start-Ups” moderated by Rebekah Monson, Co-Founder and VP of Product of WhereBy.Us and The New Tropic. She’ll be breaking down the real state of the tech scene in Miami and what is in store for start-ups both locally and nationally with guest speaker, Natalia Martinez-Kalinia, CEO of Expansion CIC Miami.
Meanwhile, you can tune into an inspiring exploration of “Social Impact, Social Entrepreneurship, and Leadership” moderated by Leign-Ann Buchanan, Executive Director of Venture Cafe Miami. As she sets the scene for social leadership in the city and gives her two cents on challenges leaders face, she’ll be talking to the always empowering Rebecca Fishman-Lipsey, Founder and CEO of Radical Partners.
And the third conversation to be hitting the airwaves at that time is “Music Industry, Arts, Live Music” moderated by Pola Bunster, Director of Storytelling at Prism Creative Group. Using the current state of Miami’s live music scene as a setting, she’ll be picking the musical brain of Chad Bernstein, Founder of Guitars Over Guns, award-winning trombonist for local bands like Spam Allstars, CNN Hero (and a local one, too).
You’ll grab a drink and understand this city a little bit more with every word. RSVP here.