2009 Rising Star Award winner
The Junior League of the City of New York
Rising Star Patricia Miranda leads the Junior League of New York's Playground Improvement Project, which seeks corporations, government agencies, and organizations to provide funds, supplies, and volunteers for the renovation and restoration of parks and gardens. This longstanding, multifaceted program has achieved significant public recognition so it is a testament to Miranda's leadership potential that it has been entrusted to her.
Through the program, she has revitalized and beautified neglected playgrounds and parks in many neighborhoods, leading the program with unsurpassed expertise. This project has a committee of over 60 women and she has managed over 1,000 volunteers in collaboration with government agencies and corporations.
Miranda has impressed many by producing results and instituting new processes to obtain discount supplies leading to greater impact. She was responsible for delivering excellent press coverage and organizing a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring a local dance troupe, children’s choir, and community leaders.