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MBUS LEADS program welcomes new members
The+MBUS+Leadership+Engagement+and+Development+Students+program+welcomed+a+new+student+this+year+to+work+with+Deborah+Briggs%2C+vice+president+for+marketing%2C+philanthropy+and+programs+at+The+Betsy+South+Beach+hotel.%0D%0A%0D%0AJaury+%E2%80%9CJay%E2%80%9D+Jean-Enard+who+graduated+with+a+master%E2%80%99s+degree+in+Global+Strategic+Communication+in+2016%2C+was+selected+to+access+special+professional+experiences%2C+leadership+opportunities%2C+as+well+as+prospects+for+social%2C+professional+and+community+engagement+revolving+around+Miami+Beach+and+members+of+the+MBUS+Lab.%0D%0A%0D%0ABriggs+was+paired+with+Jean-Enard+to+serve+as+mentor%2C+providing+professional+experiences+like+publicizing+events.%0D%0A%0D%0A%E2%80%9CDeborah+and+I+share+many+things+in+common%2C+one+of+which+is+our+interests+in+bridging+communities+through+the+arts+and+through+collaboration%2C%E2%80%9D+said+Jean-Enard.%0D%0A%0D%0ABriggs+is+a+social+entrepreneur+with+more+than+30+years+of+experience+bridging+profit+and+non-profit+business.+The+hotel%E2%80%99s+philanthropic+interests+include+education%2C+medical+research%2C+non-profit+sustainability%2C+the+arts%2C+culture+and+African+Relief.%0D%0A%0D%0AWorking+with+Briggs+is+an+exciting+step+for+Jean-Enard+who+is+a+Market+Research+Analyst+for+the+Greater+Miami+Convention+%26amp%3B+Visitors+Bureau+and+the+Creative+Director+of+the+African+Wardrobe+Festival+that+is+held+annually+in+Fort+Lauderdale.%0D%0A%0D%0AHe+aspires+to+practice+law+in+Haiti+where+he+grew+up.+While+completing+his+master%E2%80%99s+at+the+university%2C+Jean-Enard+held+an+internship+with+the+Institute+for+Justice+and+Democracy+in+Haiti+working+on+cases+related+to+the+country%27s+most+recent+elections+and+the+United+Nations-Cholera+case.%0D%0A%0D%0A%E2%80%9CI+am+so+thrilled+and+humbled+to+have+been+selected+for+the+2017+MBUS+LEADS+program.+The+program+paired+me+with+someone+who+I+believe+is+perfect+fit+given+Briggs%E2%80%99+extensive+background+in+the+arts+and+in+the+community%2C%E2%80%9D+Jean-Enard+said.