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Jewel Figueras

Jewel's Fab Life
Founder
Jewel Figueras is originally from Washington, DC. She moved to South Florida more than a decade ago. She's a consummate networker, having never met a stranger and has worked in the Non Profit, Human Resources, Marketing, and Sales arenas. She started blogging in January 2009 and quickly discovered that she loved it. Within a few months, her very first blog was named Best Personal Blog in South Florida by the Sun Sentinel Newspapers. She founded Jewel's Fab Life in April 2010 and it has been her focus since. She's a sought after speaker and hosts local events for big brands.

Last summer, she was diagnosed with advanced Ovarian Cancer. Since the surgery and subsequent chemotherapy treatments, she's been quite active in promoting awareness and raising funds for this cause. She was appointed an Advocacy Leader for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance and has spent time on Capitol Hill, talking to Congress about the disease.