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Yudi Fernández Kim Yudi Fernandez Kim, Courtesy photo

Yudi Fernández Kim is the first female and Hispanic partner at Miami-based communications firm Schwartz Media Strategies and leads the firm’s commercial real estate practice.

What has been your biggest challenge or obstacle as a woman in your particular role and how have you overcome those obstacles? When I started my career at Schwartz Media Strategies, I was initially concerned about being able to grow within my role. When you are a younger female in the business world, sometimes it’s about being the youngest person in the room and not knowing if your ideas and input will be valued in comparison to male counterparts who are in more senior positions. 

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