Past Partnerships & Collaborations

The Localista has had major partnerships with local business, non profits and festivals within the community. She has reported on, curated events and programing for the following clients.


Sarasota Film Festival (16‘,17’,18’ & 2019)

An annual international gathering of storytellers and visionaries. Year-round host of film making academies and events. In 2016 I covered the festival on inclusion and representation by 2017 I was invited back to curate an exclusive SFF event.

Emerge Sarasota

Emerge Sarasota is Sarasota’s first and only multicultural driven, young professionals group. Emerge is 501c(3) nonprofit organization designed to connect, inspire, and enrich like-minded minority leaders and creatives in the community. My role as Arts and Culture Program Director allowed me the opportunity to curate and offer members and attendees to thrive within the arts through events offered to the community.


Phoenix Rising Academy

Phoenix Rising Tennis Academy is traveling Fitness, Tennis and Philosophy Academy. It offers all levels in fitness/tennis training. PRA has created a program that not only offers private fitness and tennis lessons, it has become a movement offering pop up classes for the youth and families within the community. Curating special events for educational and athletic programs for the business. As well as private and corporate engagement.


Voice and Visibility 2018 drew in a group of women within our community to continue a stimulating conversation and understand about the diversity of women’s needs. A true intimate moment of sharing and exploring resources for action! Passionate women coming together to bring change and inspire. As the Art liaison and Gallery assistant, it was a privilege to help curate an incredible salon series with a purpose.