Miami Emerging Arts Leaders - Resilience and How to Navigate through Life's Challenges

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Friday, September 10, 2021 at 1:00 PM

Virtual Event via Zoom

Join the Miami Emerging Arts Leaders and Nicole R. Smith, a workforce engagement specialist and motivational speaker, for a presentation and discussion on the importance of a resilient mindset and how to activate it in the face of adversity. Nicole has more than 20 years experience in sports and entertainment, radio, TV, and the performing arts. An author, motivational speaker, and founder of Step It Up! dance organization, she currently serves as the Manager of Volunteer Services/Internship Program at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County.

  • The meaning of resilience and how it is a vital tool for young arts professionals
  • Strategies to move forward when faced with obstacles
  • Her personal “Game On! Relentlessly Pursue You Dreams,” a guide on setting and achieving your goals

To register,  please complete the form below by Thursday, September 9th at 5 PM.
Free event; Registration closes September 9, 2021 at 5 PM; Zoom link will be emailed prior to the meeting.

Hosted by the Miami Emerging Arts Leaders is an initiative of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs to identify and cultivate the next generation of arts leaders in our community. Modeled after a successful emerging leader program initiated in 1999 by Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America, the Miami Emerging Arts Leaders provides networking and resource sharing opportunities to encourage diverse, young/new arts administrators to explore professional development issues and opportunities. Find out about upcoming events by subscribing to the email newsletter:

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It is the policy of Miami-Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any accommodation to participate in any Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs program or meeting, please contact Francine Andersen at 305-375-4634 at least five days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).