MIAMI, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Poder Hispanic and Vanidades are proud to announce the recipients of the 2011 Latinas of Excellence Awards. The awards ceremony will take place during the Hispana Leadership Summit "Annual All White Affair" on Friday, September 16, 2011 from 6 – 11pm at the Turnberry Isle Resort & Club in Aventura, Fl.
The Latinas of Excellence Awards recognize inspiring Hispanic women who have made significant contributions in areas such as media and communications, education, finance and banking, leadership, business entrepreneurship, entertainment, politics, law and government, and service. The recipients of the 2011 Latinas of Excellence Awards by category are:
Excellence in Business & Entrepreneurship:
Nina Vaca, Chief Executive Officer, Pinnacle Technical Resources
Excellence in Finance & Finance Education:
Julie Stav, Author, Radio Host, Financial Expert
Excellence in Journalism & Entertainment:
Giselle Fernandez, Managing Director, Creative World Talent Management
Excellence in Public Service & Philanthropy:
Mayte Prida, Television Host, Author, Motivational Speaker
"We are very proud to honor these four outstanding women as this year's Latinas of Excellence Award recipients for their considerable contributions, achievements, and excellence in business and as women leaders who continue to serve, and act as role models in the Hispanic community. Their professional and community activities are exemplary and they embody what the Hispana Leadership Summit promotes, leadership and the promotion of Hispanic women in their respective fields," said Madelin Bosakewich, U.S. & International Sales Director, Televisa Publishing & Digital Intl S.A.
In addition to honoring this year's recipients, the "All-White Affair," will offer summit participants a fun-filled evening including a glamorous make-up and photo reception for the annual white group photo, an opportunity to get professional headshots done followed by an elegant dinner and dancing.
The updated roster of HLS speakers now includes Francine Sears, President, Fabrique LTD./Women in Business; Giselle Fernandez, Managing Director of Creative World Talent Management; Leila Cobo, Novelist, Pianist, TV Host & Latin Content and Programming Executive Editor for Billboard; Maria Elena Ibanez, Chief Executive Officer of Intermark Foods/El Latino; Maria Marin, Motivational Speaker, Radio Personality, Bestselling Author; and Marian de la Fuente, TV Host (Vme), Author, Philanthropist; and Stephanie A. Stover, M.D., Medical Director, Pierini Esthetic Surgery Center. To view the full conference program and list of confirmed speakers please visit: HLS speakers.
The Sixth Annual Hispana Leadership Summit and Latinas of Excellence Awards is made possible thanks to our hosts PODER Hispanic and Vanidades magazines and the generosity of our presenting sponsors State Farm and Yum! Brands as well as Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Southwest Airlines, Timer Warner HBO, Macy's, PR Newswire, Orgullosa by P&G, Susan G. Komen, Tous, Real Sangria, WIB - Women in Business, TresLeches, KRU82 Vodka and with support of LatinBiz and OWIT South Florida.
About Hispana Leadership Summit
The Hispana Leadership Summit is a three day national conference featuring an empowering selection of career building opportunities for Latina professionals and entrepreneurs. The Summit is hosted by Poder Hispanic and Vanidades magazines from Televisa Publishing + Digital, a division of Grupo Televisa, the largest Spanish-language media company in the world. Connect with Hispana Leadership Facebook and Hispana Leadership Linkedin Group.
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