All scholarships for this cohort were made possible by female investors who are committed to the future of Miami. Special thanks to: Tere Blanca, Leslie Miller Saiontz, CL Conroy, Ruth Admire, Dr. Elizabeth Leight, Stephanie Ansin, Michelle Huttenhoff, and the William J. and Isobel G. Clarke Foundation.

Radical Partners Ariel Zirulnick

Ariel Zirulnick

Director The New Tropic

Local media startup that connects people to their cities through storytelling and events. 

Radical Partners Ashley Mayfaire

Ashley Mayfaire

Co-Founder and Director of Operations TransSOCIAL

Trans-led nonprofit working to build LGBTQ+ unity and expand community resources and support.

Radical Partners Cristina Rodriguez

Cristina Rodriguez

President and Co-Founder Mind & Melody

Nonprofit that creates novel music programs at healthcare facilities to improve the quality of life for individuals with neurological impairments like dementia.

Radical Partners Della Heiman

Della Heiman

Founder and CEO The Wynwood Yard

Culinary incubator and community hub designed to foster the development of innovative Miami-based food, culture, design, and fitness entrepreneurs.

Radical Partners Elyssa Linares

Elyssa Linares

President and CEO Communities in Schools of Miami

Nonprofit providing wraparound resources to help students succeed.

Radical Partners Greg Bloom

Greg Bloom

Founder and Leader Open Referral

Open-access platform that enables people in need to get accurate information about social services available in their region.


Radical Partners Jennifer Pierre

Jennifer Pierre

Founder and CEO Melanites

Toy company that creates diverse toys, storybooks, and games that celebrate brown boyhood and inspire children of color to dream big.

Radical Partners Jordan Magid

Jordan Magid

Founder and CEO Unconventional

Art production agency beautifying neighborhoods, strengthening relationships, and inspiring citizenship.


Radical Partners P. Scott Cunningham

P. Scott Cunningham

Founder and Director O, Miami

Annual festival with the goal of every single person in Miami-Dade County encountering a poem.

Radical Partners Sammy Gonzalez

Sammy Gonzalez

Co-Founder, President and CEO Young Musicians Unite

Nonprofit giving students a voice through music by providing underserved communities with free, comprehensive music programming.

Radical Partners Tom Pupo

Tom Pupo

Co-Founder Moonlighter

S.T.E.A.M. Learning Center, Fabrication Lab, and Co-Working Space.