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Jack Daniel’s Honor’s the Top 50 Latinas in Miami

50 Latinas in Miami and their achievements were recognized and celebrated by Jack Daniel’s

There’s no denying that women are the backbone and foundation upon which our societies stand, and no amount of honor or celebrations can ever be enough to laud their achievements. That’s why it made perfect sense when Jack Daniel’s hosted a private event to honor the top 50 Latinas in Miami who have impacted the community in different ways.

When the event was celebrated

The event, known as the “Mujeres Brillantes” recognition luncheon, was held on March 14, 2022. It celebrated the achievements of these 50 Latinas in Miami whose contributions to the community were recognized at the event, which Jack Daniel’s Apple presented, and hosted at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables.

The Top 50 Latinas in Miami has been brought to life and presented by many important organizations, including the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SFLHCC), iHeart Latino, Diario Las Americas, Tú949, BeLatina, and Calle Ocho News.

Some of the women honored there

In addition to the legendary women chosen to emcee and host the 50 Top Latinas in Miami, namely veteran Marilyn “Sunshine” Santiago and YouTube personality and anchor at Queer News Tonight, FayWhat the event honored the following women from a list of many more:

  • Michelle Pacheco-Gallo, Sardinia Restaurant Owner and Realtor
  • Yissel Cabrera, DJ
  • Yas Gonzalez, Fashion Designer
  • Cynthia Chipi, Marketing Director- Goya Foods
  • Vimari Moran BeProductive Coaching
  • Carolina Novoa, Health Coach, and Emmy Award-Winning Anchor
  • Lina Zuniga, Celebrity Makeup Artist
  • Diandra Lamas, Yelp Miami- Manager
  • Iliana Menéndez, That Girl Beauty Bar
  • Liliam Lopez, CEO South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Teri Valentina, Influencer and Real Estate Professional
A photo of various women attending the event smiling and posing for a photograph.
  • Lourdes M. Rodriguez, Director of Marketing Dadeland Mall
  • Valerie Mesa, Soul Coach and Astrologer
  • Jeannette Kaplun, TV Host,  Award-Winning Latina Content Creator and CEO Hispana Global
  • Adriana Catano, CEO Catano Beauty,  Actress
  • Gabriella Catano-Salinas TV Host,  Actor and Creator
  • Gigi Diaz, Mindset Coach and CEO @SeizingHappy
  • Ibis Luis, Marketing Plasencia Cigars and Influencer
  • Laura Candeau, Director of Sales Divine Delicacies Custom Cakes
  • Marlene Maseda, Publicist & CEO Fusion 4 Media
  • Jessica Martinez Owner, Tinez Farms
  • Arlyn Broche, Actress,  Gravesend on Amazon Prime
  • Leslie Cartaya, Grammy winner,  Singer, Songwriter, Producer
  • Carla Dilorenzo, Female Butcher| @CertifiedAngusBeef 2021 Chef of the Year
  • Annie Vasquez, Writer @TheFashionPoet | Founder @AnnieTheAlchemist
  • Janie Flores, Host Janie Flores Live 880AM| Buena Vida Media
  • Monica Pardo, CEO Monica Pardo Events
  • Bianca Espinosa @TheScotchGirl
  • Ana Maria Reyes, TV Host and  Spokesperson
  • Yesenia Randazzo, Owner, Randazzo’s Restaurant
  • Karen Somoano- Rodriguez, Director of Operations Doral Automotive Group
  • Ana Quincoces, Chef,  Author and Owner- Skinny Latina©
  • Yoli Mayor,  Musician
  • Nicole Bonilla, Owner Magic Mirror Photo Booths
  • Mari Martinez CEO BodyK
  • Faviana Salgado, Director of Marketing Columbus Capital Lending
  • Jannike Smit, Director Catering and Events- Biltmore Hotel
  • FayWhat, Host FayWhat! on Queer News Tonight, YouTube and Anchor
  • Cristina Arce, Owner, Captured Glory Promotional Branding
  • Linda Terrelonge Reporter @OnlyInDade  
Guests pose for a selfie, smiling at the camera.

These women make up the list of almost all 50 incredible Latinas in Miami that are professionals thriving in their respective fields who did not mind their name being revealed. It’s one of many ways we can support the women around us, encouraging them to excel in their fields and careers, break the glass ceiling, and defy all the odds stacked against them while also working for systemic change.

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