Awards / Recognitions

June 26, 2014
Sabrina receives a “Community Involvement Leadership Award” presented by UNIDAD

June 24, 2014
Sabrina Cohen Foundation is named 1 of 18 winners for the Public Space Challenge / Miami Foundation competition, winning $15,000 for their “Beach for ALL” project

November 15, 2013
Sabrina is inducted into the Miami Beach Senior High School “Hall of Fame”.

March 5, 2013
Sabrina Cohen receives the Sara Hopkins Woodruff Spectrum Award from the American Red Cross alongside 10 outstanding women leaders in South Florida.

September 18, 2012
GPI “Stem Cell Action Award” Honorees Include CBS “60 Minutes”, NYSCF’s Susan Solomon and SCF’s Sabrina Cohen.

September 2012
Sabrina Cohen is recognized by SELF Magazine as a 2012 “Women Doing Good”, winning a $10,000 award for SCF and featured in their September issue.

March 6, 2012
Sabrina Cohen is recognized as a “Women Worth Knowing” from the Miami Beach Commission for Women

February 8, 2012
Sabrina Cohen receives a Proclamation from Mayor Bower & the Miami Beach Commissioners for winning the Overcoming Adversity category of the America Inspired contest – Naming February 8, 2012 “Sabrina Cohen Day”

February 1, 2012
Sabrina Cohen wins $10,000 for SCF from examiner.com in the Overcoming Adversity category of the nationwide “America Inspired” contest

March 14, 2010
The Junior League of Miami names Sabrina Cohen a “Woman Who Makes a Difference”

November / December 2009
Sabrina Cohen is named an “American Health Hero” by WebMD Magazine and is awarded $2,500 for SCF

November 12, 2009
SCF is awarded the “Amethyst Arts & Culture Not for Profit Award” for outstanding ability to achieve success through innovation, service, growth and commitment to the Community. Awarded by the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce

November 14, 2009
Business Media Leader names Sabrina Cohen a “Mover and Shaker”

November 13, 2008
Hadassah acknowledges with special gratitude Sabrina Cohen, presented by the Professional Women’s Council

November 29, 2007
Miami-Dade County Office of the Mayor and Board of County Commissioners proclaim Thursday, November 29, 2007 “Sabrina Cohen Day”

September 18, 2006
Beauty and the Best Honors Sabrina Cohen for Outstanding Contributions to the Community and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

October 19, 2005
Sabrina Cohen receives a Certificate of Appreciation from the City of Miami Beach for assistance in the Vote Miami Beach Program and is honored with a “Sabrina Cohen Day” Proclamation

April 24, 2005
Sabrina Cohen receives a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz for Outstanding Contributions and efforts on behalf of the community and government

May 12, 1993
D.A.R.E. Program recognizes Sabrina Cohen with appreciation and gratitude for being a hero

Press

A Brief Conversation with Disabilities Rights Activist Sabrina Cohen: Adaptive Beach Project

Carl Hersh | Miami Beach Visual Memoirs Project | June 2015

Support Equal Access to Miami Beach Park and Beach for People with Disabilities!

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Accessible beach/playground and adaptive
programs coming soon to Miami Beach.

Watch what the Miami Beach Commission had to say here…

_4366293Founder, Sabrina Cohen, on CNN with Dr. Sanjay Gupta

June 13, 2014
“Disabled women inspires others”

WATCH VIDEO

“Drag racing victim speaks out after
Justin Bieber incident”

January 24, 2014
– WPLG 10 News WATCH VIDEO

SELF Magazine’s fifth annual Women
Doing Good interview on Today Show
September 12, 2012

Honorees prove that whatever life hands you, you can use your heart and smarts to make a difference. Get inspired by these real women, including celebrities Jessica Alba, Kerry Washington and Jenna-Dewan Tatum, and community activist Sabrina Cohen. WATCH VIDEO

Sabrina Cohen Named a “Women Doing
Good” by SELF Magazine

September 14, 2012
On a mission to reverse paralysis:
“I’m proud that I’m comfortable in my own skin, as a female in a wheelchair.”

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CBS News: “From Accident to Advocacy”

December 11, 2008
Interview with Eliott Rodriguez

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UNIDAD’s New Generation Leadership Workforce, 2014 graduation

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Miami Foundation Open Space Grant Award reception

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Induction into Miami Beach Senior High “Hall of Fame”

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Sara Hopkins Woodruff Spectrum Award with SCF Communications Director, Charlotte Libov

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GPI “Stem Cell Action Award” Honoree, with Scientific Advisor Dr. Joshua Hare, UM

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“Women Who Make a Difference” – Sabrina Cohen nominated by the Junior League of Miami. Photo: Marlene Fernandez-Karavetsos, Sabrina Cohen and Evelyn Cohen

Press Releases

October 11, 2013
Cancer Survivor / Professional Boxer Daniel Jacobs to Host Fundraising Event with Sabrina Cohen Foundation at StrikeGym in Coconut Creek FL.
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September 18, 2012
GPI “Stem Cell Action Award” Honorees Include CBS “60 Minutes”, NYSCF’s Susan Solomon and SCF’s Sabrina Cohen.
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August 17, 2012
SELF Magazine Honors Sabrina Cohen as a 2012 Recipient of its Annual “Women Doing Good” Contest.
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January 12, 2012
“America Inspired” Finalist Rolls Local Fun and Inspiration Into Global Impact for Stem Cell Research.
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November 25, 2011
12 Women ‘PinUp’ Their Science for Charity – Sabrina Cohen Foundation thanks stem cell researchers with money and fame.
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November 4, 2010
Top U.S. Scientists Hang Their Lab Coats for Stem Cell Research Fundraising Efforts – The Sabrina Cohen Foundation for Stem Cell Research presents “CELLebrity” Doctors 2011 Calendar.
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January 20, 2010
World-Renowned Stem Cell Pioneer to Speak in Coral Gables – Dr. Joshua M. Hare set tobe the Keynote Speaker at Event Hosted By The Sabrina Cohen Foundation for Stem Cell Research.
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November / December 2009
Sabrina Cohen Foundation for Stem Cell Research Founder Recognized as a WebMD 2009 American “Health Hero”
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June 2, 2009
Top Stem Cell Research Scientist to Speak in Miami Beach – Dr. Hans Keirstead to Receive a $25,000 Grant from the Sabrina Cohen Foundation for Stem Cell Research.
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March 1, 2007
‘Bowling for Breakthroughs’ Benefiting the Sabrina Cohen Foundation for Stem Cell Research at Lucky Strike Lanes.
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July 18, 2006
South Beach Benefit to Entertain and Raise Awareness for Stem Cell Research – Diego Jinkus, Beto Hale and Sabrina Cohen Foundation unite forces to make a difference in the world.
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