Miriam Levinson, born in Cuba, moved to the United States with her family at the age of thirteen. Over the years, she has designed, organized and led over 250 trips to her native land as well as lectured extensively to various organizations on the topic of Latin American Jewish migration. Founder and owner of Great Time Tours in Chicago, for many years she has coordinated travel itineraries for groups visiting Cuba. As a young adult Miriam began to recall and write about her childhood in Cuba and is presently writing a book on her recollections of life in Cuba.