• 2011 Coral Gables Chamber/AXA Advisors Business Woman of the Year Award (in Philanthropy)
  • Silver Circle Award 2007 (given by National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for people who have positively impacted the television industry for more than 25 years).
  • Latina Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 (given by Latina Style national magazine)
  • Hispanic Woman of Distinction 2007
  • United Way Award for Relief Efforts (created Operation Helping Hands to assist victims of
  • Emmy Award for Community Service Campaign (to solicit blood donors)
  • Emmy Award for Community Service Campaign  (A Matter of Pride – to protect the environment)
  • Emmy Award for Documentary Program (A Matter of Pride – Earth Day Special)
  • Price Waterhouse Up and Comers Award
  • OTO Hispanic Broadcaster Award
  • ADDY Award for Promotional Spot (Spanish)
  • Florida Bar Association Award for Public Affairs Program
  • Chin De Plata for Hispanics in Broadcasting

Past & Present Community involvement

  • Jackson Memorial Hospital Health Services Int’l Board of Directors
  • March of Dimes – Board of Directors
  • NATAS – Board of Directors
  • Miami Film Festival Advisory Board
  • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
  • University of Miami – Public Relations Council
  • United Way of Dade County Trustee
  • Hispanic Heritage Council Advisory Board
  • POW WOW (Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau) Host Committee
  • Super Bowl Host Committee
  • Summit of the Americas Host Committee
  • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Media Committee – Chair
  • Coral Gables Tourism Committee – Member
  • Zoological Society of Florida Board of Directors
  • Suited for Success Board of Directors
  • Dade County Public Schools Aviation  Magnet Program
  • Honorary Member  and Consultant
  • Director and Chair of Internship Committee
  • N.A.T.A.S (National Association of Television Arts & Sciences)
    • Board of Directors
    • Vice President