“Our Brillante Awards not only celebrate those who have improved our community, but they also inspire others to get involved and strive to be the leader our community needs.”
— Thomas Savino, CEO Prospanica

Recognizing outstanding contributions to the educational, economic and social well-being of the Hispanic community.

This prestigious annual award is granted to individuals and organizations that have had a significant impact in improving the Hispanic community.

The winners are celebrated and honored during Prospanica's Brillante Gala, an evening of celebration that also recognizes the founders of the organization, highlights the year’s achievements and outlines the path ahead.

The Awards are presented in five categories:

  • Corporate / Government Excellence

  • Prospanica Member Excellence

  • Community Service Excellence

  • Entrepreneur Excellence

  • Educational Excellence

Prospanica is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Brillante Awards, whom we honored in Milwaukee at our annual Brillante Gala.

Brillante Award Recipient – Community Service Excellence
Ivonne Diaz-Claisse, Ph.D

Brillante Award Recipient - Corporate Excellence

Brillante Award Recipient- Educational Excellence
Esperanze College of Eastern University

Brillante Award Recipient - Entrepreneurial Excellence
Diana Canto-Sims

Brillante Award Recipient – Prospanica Member Excellence
Raquel Arredondo