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November 30, 2015

Celebrating 50 Years

Trendsetters: Today and Beyond

High-impact leaders who are making a difference in Florida and beyond -- but whose biggest contributions may be yet to come. The governors also make their picks.

Mike Vogel | 9/1/2008

Climate Change
Andrew Baker (left), Amy Clement and Ken Broad

Andrew Baker (left),           
 Amy Clement and Ken Broad
Andrew Baker (left), Amy Clement and Ken Broad [Photo: Daniel Portnoy]

» A climate change power couple? University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine Science professors and husband and wife Ken Broad and Amy Clement fit the bill. Broad, 41, a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, came out with a study in June on Floridians’ views on climate change. Clement, 37, an American Geophysical Union medal winner and paleoclimatologist, is advancing new theories on climate change. Also at Rosenstiel: Andrew Baker, 37, who has been named a 2008 Pew Fellow for Marine Conservation for his work on saving reefs from rising ocean temps. He’s in a campaign to discourage people from using coral for decorating and jewelry.

Cesar Conde
Cesar Conde
Cesar Conde

» Cesar Conde should have a lot of say in what the booming Latin audience sees and hears. Conde, 34, is executive vice president and chief strategy officer for Univision. One of 12 White House Fellows in 2002, Conde’s resume includes executive posts at Univision, vice president of business development for StarMedia Network, the first internet company aiming at the global Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking audience, Salomon Smith Barney investment banker, Harvard grad, Wharton MBA, team member at the Council on Foreign Relations and a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. He’s a co-founder of Futuro, a non-profit that supplies role models and educational workshops to Hispanic high school students and was one of the 28 inaugural winners of the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility’s Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers program.

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