Young Professionals

Young Leadership Council


Making a difference in the lives of those touched by cancer through volunteering, networking and  "fun"raising activities.

Gilda's Club Young Leadership Council is comprised of young professionals interested in giving back to the community. This dynamic group of individuals is dedicated to making a lasting impact on the cancer community in South Florida.

We host a variety of events throughout the year focused on raising awareness and funds to support the programs of Gilda's Club South Florida. Events include:


Happy Hours



Meet Gilda's Club South Florida's Young Leadership Council Steering Committee:
Benjamin Bean, Attorney, Genose, Joblove, and Battista
Lorna Fink, Lynn University
Adam Klein, Event Nerds
Rebecca Reese, Nova Southeastern University
Lauren Shoemake, Greenspoon, Marder
David Shulman, Ginsberg, Shulman PL
Jacyln Tate, Tate Management LLC
S. Carey Villeneuve, Associate Attorney, BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & ROONEY
Katie Ward, Operations Professional
Vladi Yurovsky, Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch

Join today and start making a difference in your community while creating valuable connections with other like-minded professionals.

Download and complete the membership application here. Application may be mailed to 119 Rose Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 or emailed to Vilma Rivera at

Pay for your membership dues online here



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For questions or more information please call (954) 763-6776 or email