Awards & Recognition

“Latina Entrepreneur of the Year” – AETNA
“Outstanding Contribution for Humanity – Pakistan” – Al Safeer Media
“Most Distinguished Design Award for A Safe Haven Veteran Village – Affordable Housing Project” – American Institute of Architects
“Chicago Chapter Distinguished Building Award Citation of Merit for Excellence in Architecture” – American Institute of Architects
“Community Impact Award” – American Red Cross
“BIBO Humanitarian Award ‘Outstanding Homeless Advocacy” – BIBO Foundation
“Outstanding Leadership Award” – Bradley University
“Good Neighbor Award” – Chicago Association of Realtors
“Chicago Innovation Award – Best Response to COVID-19” – Chicago Innovation Award Winner
“Entrepreneur of the Year” – Chicago Latino Network
“CLN Hall of Fame Inductee” – Chicago Latino Network
“The Fierce 50 Women Revolution” – Chicago Magazine
“Chicagoan of the Year” – Chicago Magazine
“Service Above Self Award” – Chicago Rotary One
“Leader of Color” – Chicago United
“Governor Rauner Transition Team” – Co-Chair of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Human Service
“Independence Award” – Consulate General of Peru
“Notable Healthcare Heroes Award” – Crain’s Chicago Business
“Women of Influence Award Recipient” – Daily Herald Business Ledger
“TWO TIME – VETHire Gold Medallion Award Winner” – Department of Labor Washington D.C.
“Enterprising Woman of the Year” – Enterprising Women Magazine
“Humanitarian Award” – Georgia Doty Comprehensive Health
“CommUnity Hero Award – Champion for a Well Community and Excellence in Advocacy” – Harmony – A Well Care Company
“Surviving to Thriving” – Icon Real Estate Awards
“Leadership Excellence” – Illinois Diversity Council
“TWO GOLD Awards in Landscaping” – Illinois Landscaping Association
“Humanitarian of the Year” – Illinois Secretary of State
“Freedom Award” – John Marshall Law School
“Trailblazer Award” – Latina Style Magazine
“Maestro Award” – Latino Leaders Magazine
“Most Inspiring Mission” – Make It Better Magazine
“Miami Real Estate ICON Leadership Award” – Miami Brickell Chamber of Commerce
“Leadership Award” – National and Illinois Diversity Council
“Unsung Heroes” – National Association for Minorities in Communications
“Social Sustainability Award” – National Environmental Hall of Fame
“Best Marriage of Money & Mission” – National Social Business Enterprise Alliance
“Amigo Award and Named Top 50 Most Influential Latinos” – Negocios Now
“Aiming High – Entrepreneur of the Year” – NYC Legal Momentum
“Philanthropist of the Year Award” – PowerTeam International
“Three Time – Silver Trumpet Award” – Publicity Club of Chicago
“2019 SHE Social Impact Award” – SHE Emprendedoras, A European Latina Empowerment Organization
“Advocate of the Year” – Small Business Advocacy Council
“The Company of Grace Award” – Spirituality Ignatius Project
“Innovation in Healthcare & Healthcare Delivery” – The Institute of Medicine in Chicago
“Peoples Humanitarian Award” – The Original Chicago Blues All Stars
“Champion of Change” – The White House
“Golden Trowel Award” – The Yellow Tractor Project
“Selected as 1 of 17 National “EnVision Centers”” – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
“Orgullo Award” – Univision & Goya Foods
“Nueva Latina Estrella Award” – Verizon
“Who’s Who’ Society of Chicago Inductee” – Who’s Who Society of Chicago