Awards & Honors
Toyota Moving Forward Award
presented by Glamour Magazine
I was honored in the Driving Force category for being a woman who leads by example and shows what a woman can do when she’s driven by a passion deep inside. I was honored for being the Driving Force behind The Art of Being.
Winner of Paulo Coelho's "The Experimental Witch" International Film Competition
Rome International Film Festival
The Paulo Coelho International Film Competition was presented by Hewlett Packard and received 6,000 International Entries. My production was the only winning film with a Latina at the helm of the Production. I also starred in my production as the lead character Athena, which is based on his novel, "The Witch of Portobello". The Film has its world premiere at The Rome International Film Festival.
The President's Volunteer Service Award
Presented by the Obama Administration
In 2003, the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation founded the President’s Volunteer Service Award to recognize the important role of volunteers in America’s strength and national identity. This award honors individuals whose service positively impacts communities in every corner of the nation and inspires those around them to take action, too.