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Please join us for Rebuilding Together Broward’s 4th Annual Black Dresses and Blueprints: Celebrating Women in Construction Award Ceremony! This year, we are honoring three outstanding women in the construction industry and one young rebuilder within the community: Jeanette Alston-Watkins of SOPREMArnLynda Harris of REVA Development Corp.rnSydney Hughes of Senior ProofrnChasity Roker, Young RebuilderrnrnThis event will take place at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, October 12, 2023 in the Mary N. Porter Riverview Ballroom.The Black Dresses and Blueprints awards ceremony is an evening to celebrate and recognize the impact of women within the construction industry and honor three women and an outstanding youth who have made a significant impact in our community.rnrnGuests will enjoy food, open bar, guest speakers and awards program. Approximately 200 guests will attend this upscale and intimate event and have the opportunity to show their support for women in the construction industry, while networking with influential community leaders. Join us to celebrate women in the construction industry and honor four amazing women leading the charge.
Drew Limsky joined Lifestyle Media Group in August 2020 as Editor-in-Chief of South Florida Business & Wealth. His first issue of SFBW, October 2020, heralded a reimagined structure, with new content categories and a slew of fresh visual themes. “As sort of a cross between Forbes and Robb Report, with a dash of GQ and Vogue,” Limsky says, “SFBW reflects South Florida’s increasingly sophisticated and dynamic business and cultural landscape.”
Limsky, an avid traveler, swimmer and film buff who holds a law degree and Ph.D. from New York University, likes to say, “I’m a doctor, but I can’t operate—except on your brand.” He wrote his dissertation on the nonfiction work of Joan Didion. Prior to that, Limsky received his B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from Emory University and earned his M.A. in literature at American University in connection with a Masters Scholar Award fellowship.
Limsky came to SFBW at the apex of a storied career in journalism and publishing that includes six previous lead editorial roles, including for some of the world’s best-known brands. He served as global editor-in-chief of Lexus magazine, founding editor-in-chief of custom lifestyle magazines for Cadillac and Holland America Line, and was the founding editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida. He also was the executive editor for B2B magazines for Acura and Honda Financial Services, and he served as travel editor for Conde Nast. Magazines under Limsky’s editorship have garnered more than 75 industry awards.
He has also written for many of the country’s top newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, USA Today, Worth, Robb Report, Afar, Time Out New York, National Geographic Traveler, Men’s Journal, Ritz-Carlton, Elite Traveler, Florida Design, Metropolis and Architectural Digest Mexico. His other clients have included Four Seasons, Acqualina Resort & Residences, Yahoo!, American Airlines, Wynn, Douglas Elliman and Corcoran. As an adjunct assistant professor, Limsky has taught journalism, film and creative writing at the City University of New York, Pace University, American University and other colleges.