Nathalia Bogani

Nathalia Bogani

Nathalia Bogani is currently an Associate Producer at Univision Communications, Inc. for sister network – Galavision. She also started her own brand, “The Etiquette Girl,” to keep the community informed of current events and sharing important information from influential interviews. She can often be seen covering events in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Nathalia has reported for events such as “Vista Magazine Relaunch,” “Revlon & Shape Magazine – Shape Your Life,” “Grand Opening of SEE Eyewear Boutique,” “Bacardi U.S.A. for Hatuey Beer,” “Amigos For Kids – Domino Night,” “Miss Miami’s Breakfast for the Arts,” “WGIRLS to Benefit Lotus House,” “Miss Florida U.S.A. 2012 Pageant,” “Cleber Lopes for Breast Cancer Awareness,” “Vanidades Brides Event,” “Saks 5th Avenue Fashion Night Out,” “Casimiro Foundation 10th Anniversary Gala,” “Women of Tomorrow Kick-Off,” “Jungle Island’s Bridal and Quinces Event,” “Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure,” and many more.

Having obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration Management from Florida International University, she went on a quest to further her education and obtained a Master’s Degree in Advertising and Communications from Universitat Pompeu Fabra – Elisava School of Design in Barcelona, Spain. Nathalia is also a graduate student of The John Casablancas Modeling & Career School, and is currently seeking her certification from the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI), where she serves for the Board of Directors as VP of Marketing.

Nathalia has played numerous roles as a leader and as a volunteer for many non-profit organizations. She was the Founder and President of the “Helping Hands Club” in College, and the Treasurer of her sorority, Delta Phi Alpha. She volunteered for “Dress For Success,” “The Social Butterfly,” and “The Casimiro Foundation.” She also serves on the Executive Board of Directors as Social and Public Relations Chair for WGIRLS, Inc. – Miami Chapter, and she was recently voted Chair of 2012 for the Doral Business Council’s Committee – Women’s Alliance Group. Nathalia is also a member of the National Association of Professional Women and is an active advocate of her Alma Mater, Florida International University, and a contributing member of the Alumni Association. Nathalia also mentors students at FIU, Univision’s Education Program – “Es El Momento” (It’s The Moment), and at the Young Women’s Preparatory Academy.

Her company, Classy & Smart, Inc., is a boutique that specializes in Marketing, Branding, Public Relations, Etiquette, and Personal Image consulting services in Miami, Florida.

Nathalia wants to continue her career as a producer, helping others as a consultant, reporting on social events for the community, and instilling her volunteering values as an inspiration for others. She wants to become Miami’s number one etiquette role model with a prominent Etiquette Girl brand.

She is a strong believer that if you propose and promise something to your heart, you can achieve anything you wish.

  • Sushisamba Owns the Hottest New Breakfast in Town

    When you hear the word SUSHISAMBA, you think of, well, sushi, and perhaps that happy little dance local Brazilian chicas do.  But you probably would never envision a savory morning omelette, or a bowl of granola mix with housemade yogurt. That is…until now. SUSHISAMBA has brought it home, and is now offering a variety of sweet and salty favorites for the morning hour. Their breakfast selection is so vast that you will find everything from fruit “batidas” to mouth-watering steak and eggs servings with delicious homemade breads and toasts. During my visit, I indulged in a little tasting I simply like to ...

  • Cirque du Soleil’s Quidam Comes to Miami

    Cirque du Soleil is a company that has been around for many years entertaining and enamoring an array of diverse crowds and cultures around the world. I have had the privilege to dig seriously into the mesmerizing world of these romantic, comedic, dramatic and poetically-mastered acrobatic stories that have touched the hearts and lives of many. In the search for some answers, I have come across the most fascinating facts, and have compiled a few pieces of information about the shows and the history of Cirque du Soleil. An interview with Cirque du Soleil’s spokesperson: Tell us a little bit about how ...

  • Guest Chef Brings Regional Colombian Cuisine to Miami

    Colombian chef, Rafael Suarez, arrived to Miami from Bogota, Colombia to present some of his favorite dishes during his one week official and exclusive visit as guest chef at the InterContinental’s Armillary Grill Restaurant, where he will prepare delectable specialties from various regions of Colombia.  The event will take place during the week of July 15th and finalize with a decadent Sunday brunch on July 21st in honor of Colombia’s Independence Day celebration.  Chef Suarez has over 13 years of experience in the hospitality industry and is currently the Executive Chef at JW Marriott in Bogota, Colombia.   Soul of Miami scooped up an ...

  • Jungle Island celebrates 10th anniversary in Watson Island Park

    Jungle Island celebrated in style with members of the community and elected officials on Thursday, June 27, 2013 in honor of the park’s 10th anniversary at its current location. Guests were treated to a beautiful cocktail reception and exciting animal show before Bern Levine, the park’s longtime owner, announced that Iconic Attractions Group will assume management responsibility for the park. John Dunlap, former Director of the San Diego Zoo and head of Iconic Attractions, will serve as president of Jungle Island. Sharing is CaringClick to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter ...

  • Double Cross Vodka Seasonal Drink Food Mixology Event at Seasons 52

    I have been to my share of mixology/food-drink pairing events, but nothing could compare to the one I recently attended at Seasons 52. The Double Cross Vodka (DCV) “Seasonal Drinks/Seasonal Food” mixology pairing was an experience that left me feeling that perhaps I had a hidden passion that, until now, I didn’t know existed in me: making cocktails!  The “beautiful and aromatic combinations of natural and fresh products” – as mixologist and creator of Edible Drink, Cricket Nelson, puts it – “allows the flavors and aromas come to life on your pallet.” The evening began with a reception offering a variety of ...

  • Arthritis Foundation Held Annual Walk At Amelia Earhart Park

    (Miami, Florida) – The Arthritis Foundation held their annual Miami-Dade Arthritis Walk at the Amelia Earhart Park in early November.  Hundreds gathered onsite to begin the customary walk that helps raise awareness to improve the lives of those suffering from arthritis or related diseases.  Monies raised at the event are placed in programs that facilitate information and preventive care to those individuals prone to develop the disease, and to other care programs that are developed to provide assistance to those who have already been diagnosed.  Among the honorees was Henry “Turlte” Thomas, Community Honorary Chair.  Thomas is the head coach of ...

  • Gulliver Celebrates Inductees Into Athletic Hall Of Fame

    (Miami, Florida) – Gulliver Preparatory celebrated the induction of the Class of 2012 into their Athletic Hall of Fame during the month of October.  Led by the Athletic Department and the Alumni Association, The Athletic Hall of Fame was established in 2010 to recognize and honor coaches, administrators and student athletes who have achieved athletic success, and who have made significant contributions to the reputation of their athletic program.  Inductees included Gina Derks Gardner – class of 1990, Coach Jorge Dieppa, Sylvia Fowles – class of 2004, Coach Mark Schusterman, and the late professional football player, Sean Taylor – class ...

  • 2nd Annual 5K Freedom Run & PARK Festival

    (Miami, Florida) – The 2nd annual 5K Freedom Run & PARK Festival took place on September 8th at the JC Bermudez Park in Doral. This project is the brainchild of community leader, philanthropist and entrepreneur, Marlene Quincoces, also known throughout the community as MarlyQ. The 5K Freedom Run & PARK Festival is a volunteer-driven philanthropic event to remember, honor and celebrate American heroes. The event celebrates life, service and the people, companies and organizations who Perform Acts of Random Kindness (PARK) everyday.  Hundreds of people across South Florida gathered at JC Bermudez Park to run, jog or walk alongside military men and women, ...

  • Arthritis Foundation Hosts Kickoff Luncheon

    (Miami, Florida) – The Arthritis Foundation Florida Chapter hosted its Arthritis Walk Kickoff Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency hotel on September 12th in Coral Gables. Guests joined Mr. Henry “Turtle” Thomas, Florida International University Head Baseball Coach and Community Honorary Chair, along with Dr. Jorge L. Orbay, Medical Honorary Chair of the Arthritis Foundation. NBC6 health reporter, Diana Gonzalez, emceed the event. The Coral Gables Woman’s Club (CGWC), a non-profit social and community service organization, attended the event to present the Arthritis Foundation with a generous $1,000 dollar check. The Arthritis Foundation helps improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control, and cure ...

  • Gables Ladies Luxury Hot Pink Summer Event At Crave

    (Miami, Florida) – High Heels and Handshakes, in collaboration with the Coral Gables Woman’s Club, hosted a fundraiser event dubbed “Gables Ladies Luxury Hot Pink Summer Event” in benefit of Dress for Success Miami this past August at Crave restaurant at the Village of Merrick Park in Coral Gables. Hundreds of guests enjoyed complimentary drinks, appetizers, fun games, prizes and a speed-networking session. High Heels and Handshakes is an organization bringing philanthropic business citizens together through events benefiting local and global non-profit organizations. The Coral Gables Woman’s Club (CGWC) is a social and community service organization promoting civic welfare.  CGWC also maintains the ...

  • Flavors of Mexico and Central America in Doral

    (Miami, Florida) – Armillary Grill, located inside the InterContinental Hotel in the heart of Doral, hosted a tasting of Flavors of Mexico and Central America this past week. In celebration of the Mexican and Central American Food Festival, an event created by Armillary’s Food and Beverage Manager, Oscar Salgado, Armillary will offer a unique menu including exquisite cultural dishes from Mexico, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Honduras. The festival will run through September 14th with mouth-watering selections such as Honduran baleadas and coconut fish, Salvadoran plantain toasts and pupusas, Nicaraguan Indio Viejo (Old Indian) and gallo pinto, Costa Rican camote al ...

  • Miami Spice Sampling In Doral

    (Miami, Florida) – In an effort to raise awareness about Miami and Doral’s outstanding cuisine, President and CEO of The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, William D.Talbert, gathered with local professionals and food enthusiasts at the InterContinental in Doral for an exquisite sampling of Armillary Grill’s Miami Spice menu.  Every year, hundreds of restaurants participate in Miami Spice to showcases the best that Miami cuisine has to offer. The promotion runs during the months of August and September. Sponsors: American Express, Bacardi and Stella Artois.  For a listing of participating restaurants and/or more information about Miami Spice, please visit http://ilovemiamispice.com/. ■ Sharing is ...

  • A New Sushi in Town

    (Miami, Florida) – AIJÓ, a restaurant with an exquisite culinary creativity like never seen before, has named JADE in downtown Brickell its new home. With its innovative concept materialized in a contemporary and beautiful setting, AIJÓ has a unique fusion of traditional Japanese bites accompanied by a variety of world flavors. Their signature roll, “Reneboy,” is a splendid piece of fresh smoked salmon, “crispy rice” and sweet eel topping. Upon its grand opening, owner, Rene Buroz, hosted a private 10-course dinner where handpicked delicacies prepared by Executive Chef, Christian Bonilla, were presented, and paired with a fine Moet & Chandon Rose ...

  • The Motivational Edge Opening Fundraiser

    (Miami, Florida) – They say third time’s the charm and that was definitely the case as Motivational Edge Founder and CEO, Ian Welsch, proudly welcomed close friends, professional colleagues and local residents to the long-awaited grand opening fundraiser of the new Allapattah Music and Literacy Center.  The grand opening was schedule twice prior to the June’s successful event, but had been postponed due to bad weather conditions.  The new school is one of the latest developments of The Motivational Edge.  This learning facility will provide underprivileged children of the local community with a creative opportunity for musical expression. One of the ...

  • Amigos For Kids – ING Miami Celebrity Domino Night

    (Miami, Florida) – Amigos For Kids, a non-profit organization that benefits abused and neglected children, celebrated its signature annual fundraiser event, the ING Miami Celebrity Domino Night, at Jungle Island during the month of June.  Hundreds gathered at the tropical courtyard for delicious bites and desserts provided by various vendors, and complimentary drinks sponsored by Bacardi USA. Celebrities walked the orange carpet where a lineup of TV, radio, magazines and social media writers and reporters awaited their arrival. Amigos For Kids hosts Domino Night every year as a way to raise awareness on child abuse and neglect. Through their philanthropic efforts, they ...

  • Miami Metropolitan International Fashion Week

    (Miami, Florida) –Miami Metropolitan International Fashion Week (MMIFW) gave residents a refreshing change of fashion scene with Air-Bistro-Studio-Gallery, LMNT (elementi), in Midtown Miami.  The 7,000+ sq.ft. space was home to the three-day event which showcased a fashion-forward lineup of daywear, eveningwear and swimwear designs from around the world including the United States, Russia, Saudi Arabia, England, Mexico and more.  With a background in TV production, as well as the modeling industry, Maxine Viktor, envisioned a great opportunity to offer Miami a transformation from the typical – and somewhat cliché, Miami Beach – for an annual fashion show location.  Viktor partnered up ...

  • A Decade of Relay

    (Miami, Florida) – The American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life kept moving forward, even after a challenging Miami sky.  But whether there was rain or shine, thousands of people gathered at J.C. Bermudez Park in Doral during the month of April to do exactly what they have been doing for the past ten years – camp out in the middle of the night to relay, while sharing the event simultaneously with various other cities throughout the country. Every relay event begins with an inspirational survivor lap at sunset.  After dark, they perform the Luminaria Ceremony to honor those who have ...

  • PhilanthroFest – A New South Florida Annual Tradition

    (Miami, Florida) – After many months of planning and preparation for what came to be Miami’s first ever philanthropic festival, hundreds of residents and visitors strolled through the greenspace grounds of Midtown Miami to take part in a successful, 1st Annual PhilanthroFest event. More than 75 philanthropic and community organizations came together to share their mission, messages, accomplishments, and future projects and ideas to better the lives of those in need. Categories within these organizations included business development, city/county services, cultural/arts, educational, environmental, health, poverty/welfare and youth services.  People were able to enjoy musical performances, art exhibits, a fashion show, live ...

  • The Miami Taste of Brickell Food & Wine Festival

    (Miami, Florida) – The 2nd Annual The Miami Taste of Brickell Food & Wine Festival took place during the month of March along Brickell Bay Drive, where culinary lovers experienced the best that Miami’s international cuisine has to offer.  Patrons could not get enough of the variety of flavors from restaurants like Chinois Chinois, El Gran Inka, Le Boudoir, Rosa Mexicana, Planet Sushi, Dolores-Lolita, Mint Leaf Indian and many more. The festival offered a variety of activities and exhibits including an exotic car show, live concerts, local artists and vendors, historic tours and non-profit participants.  The festival started in 2011 with the ...

  • Fashion Fights Heart Disease In Style

    (Miami, Florida) – The American Heart Association sure knows how to put on a fight against heart disease, and during the month of February it did it in style.  Miami International Mall was home to the Go Red event which offered a unique spring fashion show with vibrant designs from Express and Francesca’s Collections among other designers.  Natalia Zea of CBS4 Miami led the event as Mistress of Ceremonies. Go Red is the American Heart Association social initiative dedicated in creating awareness of the risks and threats of heart disease among women.  The movement brings energetic and passionate women together ...

  • Calle Ocho – More Than A Street Name

    (Miami, Florida) – When we think of “Calle Ocho” during the month of March, the first thing that comes to mind is the well-awaited for block party that draws in thousands of Miami residents to this very street. Why? – You ask? Because it’s the biggest festival of the year offering an array of live entertainment shows, and a delicious blend of central and south American food. Being the largest Hispanic festival in the nation, Calle Ocho marks the end of the Carnaval Miami season. But little is known about its origins, and what lies in the two weeks leading ...

  • Miami Unites to Fundación Bella – A “Beautiful” Campaign to Fight Breast Cancer

    (Miami, Florida) – Mexican photographer, Martin Gavica, is the Founder and President of “Fundación Bella” (Beautiful Foundation), a campaign designed to raise awareness about breast cancer, and educate women on the importance of self-examination for early detection. Gavica visited Miami during the month of February and scheduled photo sessions in a Brickell studio.  He photographed 208 women representing countries from all over the world, including Canada, US, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Honduras, Panama, Paraguay, and Spain to name a few.  To date, he has photographed more than 5,000 women from all over the world.  Gavica ...

  • An Evening Dedicated To FIU’s “First Generation” Students

    (Miami, Florida) – FIU’S Presidential Residence, like every year, was home to the 3rd annual First Generation Scholarship Benefit.  FIU President, Dr. Mark Rosenberg, opens his doors to the students, staff and faculty of the University to raise funds and awareness for this special empowerment program.  In 2006 the Florida Legislature established the First Generation Scholarship Fund to support students who will be the first generation in their families to pursue and attain a college education.  This is the only known program in all of the United States to match private contributions 100%. If you would like to join FIU in ...

  • New Soul Of Miami Contributor: Nathalia Bogani
    Nathalia

    Welcome to new contributor: Nathalia Bogani Nathalia Bogani is currently an Associate Producer at Univision Communications, Inc. for sister network – Galavision. She also started her own brand, “The Etiquette Girl,” to keep the community informed of current events and sharing important information from influential interviews. She can often be seen covering events in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Nathalia has reported for events such as “Vista Magazine Relaunch,” “Revlon & Shape Magazine – Shape Your Life,” “Grand Opening of SEE Eyewear Boutique,” “Bacardi U.S.A. for Hatuey Beer,” “Amigos For Kids – Domino Night,” “Miss Miami’s Breakfast for the Arts,” “WGIRLS to ...