Islara Souto is the Director of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Navigation Program at Epilepsy Florida, where she oversees a team of over 30 Navigators serving South Florida and the Treasure Coast. Islara joined the agency in 2013 when she was hired as a bilingual Navigator for Miami-Dade. Her dedication and commitment to helping people obtain affordable healthcare turned into a rewarding career in one of the country’s most successful Navigation Programs. The Program has won national accolades from the Centers of Medicaid and Medicare as well as the Florida Blue Foundation and has made historical strides in bridging coverage gaps among Florida’s most vulnerable residents. Islara studied Exercise Science at Florida State University and has a background in HR, Health Benefits, and Project Management.