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Wanted: Emerging leaders for Miami Herald's 20 Under 40

The Miami Herald and are seeking South Florida’s emerging leaders for our third 20 Under 40 recognition, this year sponsored by CityYear Miami.

If you know of someone who qualifies for our list — or if you should be on our radar screen — we want to hear from you. Nominations are due by midnight, Sept. 30.

We’re looking for men and women between the ages of 20 and 39.8, working in any field — technology, law, nonprofit, medicine, education, entrepreneurship, tourism, real estate or any other endeavor — whose innovative approaches, business acument or community focus mark them as leaders.

All nominees should have high ethical standards and be influential in their own spheres, be that in civic community, cultural circles or industry associations. Nominees must work or live in Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe or Palm Beach counties. They must be younger than 40 years old on Nov. 10, 2014.

Email nominations to They must include the following:

Nominee's name, date of birth, home address, work address, day and evening phone numbers, e-mail address, résumé and head shot. Include 150 words about why the nominee should be considered an emerging leader. Please be as detailed as possible.

The deadline is 5 p.m. Sept. 30, 2014.

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