In our view, values and principles are the foundation upon which our lives, careers and relationships are built. So, we asked folks we admire to open up to us about the values and principles that matter most to them.

Decrim 305 Mistress Bruja | Director

Decrim 305 is focused on decriminalizing sex work in Miami-Dade County and beyond. Our principles and mission lie in ethical practices that lead to the liberation of all sex workers. Sex workers are human beings deserving of love, compassion and human rights. It’s our goal to see that future met. Decrim 305 is made up of current and former sex workers, it’s a bit personal for us but ultimately we believe whether or not we are from the industry, sex workers deserve the right to unionize and advocate for themselves. We host an annual Slut Walk on South Beach in December to raise awareness on these issues. We have plans to introduce decrim legislation in the future. Read more>>

Shirbrina Jefferson | Entrepreneur & Content Creator

Channeling awareness in my daily decisions has been a key principle in my life and has even flowed into my business model. As a species, humans have the great ability to choose what is best for themselves, others, and their surroundings. It is not expected that we will make the best decisions at all times, though having awareness encourages us to do so whether that is in the office, at home, or walking down the aisle at the store. After seeing how poor lifestyle choices impacted my family, I dedicated a lifestyle change to building awareness of my consumer behaviors. Read more>>

Cynthia Lowa-McMahel | Performing Arts Coach

My goal as a coach of performing artists is bring people into their full potential, starting from the inside out. Every individual’s identity has been shaped by life’s circumstances. Those who focus on renewing their mind, operating out of a healthy soul, and intimacy with God are those are able to pursue their highest purpose. Personal growth and spiritual growth are key factors in growing into the career of your dreams. When we know “Whose” we are, our identity, then we are fueled with the truth to ignite us on the right path that will have earthly and eternal results and rewards! Read more>>