Charlie Crist Visits LAB Miami to Announce Running Mate [Pictures]

July 17, 2014

3:00 pm

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist stopped by Wynwood this Thursday to visit The LAB Miami, where he announced that Miami-Dade’s Democratic Party, Annette Taddeo-Goldstein, will be his running mate in the next state election. Crist and Taddeo-Goldstein had the opportunity to tour the co-working space, where he met tech startups founders and hear about programs like Wyncode and Wynwood Maker Camp.

Crist announced Taddeo-Goldstein as his running mate, calling the well-liked local party chair “a remarkable woman and a classic American success story.” 

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Charlie Crist announces running mate Annette Taddeo-Goldstein at LAB Miami

LAB’s co-founder Wifredo Fernandez gave Crist and Taddeo-Goldstein a personal tour of the space. 

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Crist and Taddeo-Goldstein is given a personal tour of the co-working space by LAB’s co-founder Wifredo Fernandez

Crist gets a personal presentation from the students from the Wynwood Maker Camp. The camp, ongoing throughout the summer, encourages youth to be innovative thinkers by exposing them to cutting-edge technology. 

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Kids from Wynwood MakerCamp show off their projects to Crist and Taddeo-Goldstein

Crist also visited Wyncode’s classroom, where he met some of the students. Maybe he will sign-up to the coding bootcamp?

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Crist visits Wyncode

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Camila has been heavily active in South Florida’s tech startup community, where she is a co-host of a local radio show called pFunkcast. Camila previously worked at Greenpeace International and the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in various communication roles. A proud Brazilian who spent most of he life in Peru, she is passionate about traveling and documentaries.

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