2018 – 2019 Florida Forum

The 2018 – 2019 Florida Forum Speakers will be announced shortly! We are all waiting patiently for the announcement as the excitement builds.

All of us were all charmed, challenged and entertained during the 2017 – 2018 Florida Forum.

Over the past 25 years The Florida Forum has delivered a world-class speaker series and raised community awareness and funds for Wolfson Children’s Hospital.  we want to give a sincere thank you for those who help to make this a total success For The Children.

Please check back often to learn about the 2018 – 2019 Florida Forum Season. We will be making our announcement soon. Prepare to be wowed!

The 2017 – 2018 season included:

Tom Brokaw

Tom Brokaw has spent his entire journalistic career with NBC News beginning in 1966 where he covered Ronald Reagan’s first run for public office. Brokaw is best known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004.Brokaw is the author of The Greatest Generation (1998), one of the most popular non-fiction books of the 20th century and author of five other books. Brokaw has won every major award in his craft including Peabody, DuPonts, Emmys and lifetime achievement recognition. In 2014 President Barack Obama awarded Brokaw with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He now serves as a Special Correspondent for NBC News and works on documentaries for other outlets.

Theo Epstein

In 2016, after five years of rebuilding, Theo Epstein led the Chicago Cubs to their first World Series title in 108 years. Prior to that, he was the General Manager for the Boston Red Sox, the youngest GM in the history of the MLB.  He led the Red Sox to World Series victories in 2004, their first in 86 years, and again in 2007.  Epstein and his twin brother started a foundation which has raised $7.3 million to help disadvantaged youth in Boston and Chicago.


Caroline Kennedy

Caroline Kennedy, daughter of President John F. Kennedy, has carried on her family’s legacy.  A graduate of Harvard University and Columbia Law School, Kennedy served as the U.S. Ambassador to Japan from 2013 to 2017.  She helped raise $280 million and engage a record number of volunteers for public school reform in New York City.  Kennedy also co-authored two books on civil liberties and edited bestsellers about history, politics, and poetry.


Florida Forum Presenters:

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Florida Blue

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Wells Fargo

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Landstar System

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Mr. Michael Aubin – Wolfson Children’s Hospital

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Baptist Health


The Florida Forum is presented for the enjoyment and enrichment of its audience.  The views and opinions of the speakers do not necessarily state or reflect those of The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital, Baptist Health or the Florida Forum sponsors, and such entities do not endorse any product or service of the speakers.  Similarly, participation in the Florida Forum is not an endorsement by the speakers of the Florida Forum sponsors or their products or services.


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