Second Annual SFDA Universal Access Awards

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The South Florida Digital Alliance Held Its Second Annual Universal Access Awards at University of Miami

The South Florida Digital Alliance/Miami Dade Broadband Coalition recently held its second annual Universal Access Award to recognize those individuals, entities and institutions in South Florida that have made a positive impact on our community by using technology that increases access to information, reduces the cost of technology or connects our community.
At the event, the Alliance presented awards in the following categories:
Healthcare: Tom M. Gómez – Transformations at the Edge 
Government: Maria Martorell – City of Miami
Education: Nova Southeastern University
Non-profit: Sherry Thompson Giordano – ITWomen
Individual: Greg Taffet, US Gas & Electric
Corporate: Comcast
Partner: Frank Johnson – WorkMagic  
This year’s recipients have distinguished themselves by making superior contributions to their community in the areas of digital inclusion, computer literacy for youth, seniors, and businesses, and a myriad community-focused activities.

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ABOUT THE SOUTH FLORIDA DIGITAL ALLIANCE: Established in 2009, the South Florida Digital Alliance, formerly known as Miami-Dade Broadband Coalition, is an unprecedented collaboration of diverse South Florida entities representing government, health care, education, non-profit organizations, and the private sector. Its shared goal is to increase South Florida’s economic competitiveness through the support of digital literacy programs and the elimination of the “digital divide”, especially in the underserved areas of the community. The mission of the SFDA is to transform the community through the promotion of digital literacy and the adoption of affordable broadband access by all citizens of South Florida. What makes the Alliance unique are its members: anchor institutions and businesses working together toward the organization’s common goals. For more information, please visit


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