MIAMI (PRWEB) June 19, 2014
Meital Stavinsky, a shareholder in the Government Law & Policy and Israel practices at the Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, has been named to the Founding Influencer Circle Committee of the National YoungArts Foundation. In this role, she will help support the foundation’s fundraising efforts.
The National YoungArts Foundation, established in 1981 by Lin and Ted Arison, provides emerging artists with life-changing experiences with renowned mentors, access to significant scholarships, national recognition, and other opportunities throughout their careers to help ensure that the nation’s most outstanding emerging artists are encouraged to pursue careers in the arts. YoungArts recently acquired the former Bacardi Tower and Museum buildings in Miami to serve as its national headquarters and support expanded local activities in Miami. The campus will host year-round programming including visual arts exhibitions guest curated by institutions based in Miami, New York and Los Angeles; master classes; public screenings and performances; and artists-in-residence throughout the year.
“I’m honored to join the Founding Influencer Circle Committee at such an important time for the National YoungArts Foundation, as the organization sets up its national headquarters here in Miami and expands its programming in our community,” Stavinsky said. “As part of my commitment to giving back to our community, I look forward to supporting this important, impactful organization as it continues to serve emerging artists here in Miami and nationwide.”
At Greenberg Traurig, Stavinsky focuses her practice on government relations. She primarily advises cleantech companies in the areas of renewable energy, alternative fuel transportation and infrastructure, energy efficiency, water and waste treatment, green materials and green buildings. As the coordinator of the firm’s Israel practice, Stavinsky assists Israeli companies seeking to enter the U.S. market and expand their operations in the States.
Stavinsky often serves as a speaker at conferences and seminars in the United States and Israel on cleantech and Israel-related matters. She is certified by the U.S. Green Building Council as a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP). Stavinsky received a Bachelor of Law degree, as well as a Master of Law degree in Computer and Internet Law, from Tel Aviv University.
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ABOUT THE NATIONAL YOUNGARTS FOUNDATION
The National YoungArts Foundation was established in 1981 by Lin and Ted Arison to identify and support the next generation of artists and to contribute to the cultural vitality of the nation by investing in the artistic development of talented young artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts. Each year, there are approximately 11,000 applications to YoungArts from 15-18 year old (or grades 10-12) artists, and from these, approximately 700 winners are selected.
To date, YoungArts has honored more than 20,000 alumni, including Doug Aitken, Josh Groban, Desmond Richardson and Kerry Washington, with over $6 million in monetary awards; facilitated in excess of $150 million in college scholarship opportunities; and enabled its participants to work with master teachers who are among the most distinguished artists in the world, such as Marina Abramović, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Plácido Domingo, Zaha Hadid, Robert Redford and Bruce Weber; and other opportunities throughout their careers to help ensure that the nation’s most outstanding emerging artists are encouraged to pursue careers in the arts.
Some of YoungArts’ work is featured in the Emmy-nominated HBO program YoungArts MasterClass, which chronicles the work of renowned artists sharing their art and life experiences with YoungArts Winners. YoungArts MasterClass specials have featured Edward Albee, Olafur Eliasson, Josh Groban, Patti LuPone, Bobby McFerrin, Julian Schnabel, Kathleen Turner and more. Upcoming programs will feature Alan Alda, Joshua Bell and Robert Redford. In addition, YoungArts is working with world-renowned architect and YoungArts Artistic Advisor Frank Gehry to transform the recently acquired former Bacardi Tower and Museum buildings and three-and-a-half acre campus into its national headquarters, which will support expanded local activities in Miami and across the country.