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Awards & Recognition

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Recognition:


2022 Los Angeles Business Journal Mentor of the Year Award

2021 Cherokee Phoenix 7 Feathers Award in the category of business

2019            Cherokee Nation Community Leader of the Year

2018             National Latina Business Women Association Inspiration Award

2018             Hispanic Lifestyle Magazine “2018 Latina Influencer”

2017         University of West LA “Presidents Award“ School of Business

2017             Mujers de la Tierra La Jefa Award

2016            California Dept. of Transportation Caltrans  “Leadership Award”

2014             Regional Hispanic Chamber – “Women of the Year Award

2011             HOPE: “Ray of HOPE Award

2010             Engineering Contractors Association DIG Award (Dignity, Integrity &    


2010             Hollywood Chamber of Commerce “Women of Distinction Award” 

2010             Friends of Ballona Wetlands “Watershed Warrior Award”

2009             IBEW Electrical Industry Award

2008             California Apparel News “List of Influential people”

2007/08      Federation de Mexico “Community Star Award” (2 times)

2007             Southern California Indian Center   Leadership Award

2006             American Public Works Association “Top Leader Award”

2006             LAFD Historical Society “Inspiration Award”

2006              Public Works Award of Excellence

2005              LA City Chicano Employee Association Member of the Year 

2004              LA Conservation Corp “Community Leader Award”

Recognition: Starting in High School to present countless proclamations have been received by elected officials at the local, State and Federal level including City Council, Mayor, County Board of Supervisors, State Assembly, State Senate and Congress