Liliana Gil Valletta

Liliana Gil Valletta

Tito Rojas

Tito Rojas

“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

Award-winning entrepreneur to emcee at the Brillante Gala

An immigrant from Colombia, Liliana Gil Valletta is an award-winning entrepreneur, World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, TV media contributor and President of XL Alliance. Her expertise is frequently sought out by programs on CNN, Fox News and MSNBC, among others, and her proprietary methodologies of Cultural Intelligence™ and CulturIntel™ big data analytics have been featured at Harvard University, Princeton University and Cornell University. 

Legendary musician Tito Rojas to entertain at the Brillante Gala

Known as El Gallo Salsero, Rojas has thrilled audiences for more than 35 years, both as a band member and as a solo artist. Born in Puerto Rico, he has become a salsa king, selling more than one million albums and receiving numerous nominations and awards. Rojas has recorded more than 35 radio hits over his career, and he continues to tour around the world.  At the Brillante Gala on September 30th, he will lead the celebration for the winners of the Brillante Awards.


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 Award
  • Entrepreneur Excellence Award
  • Educational Excellence Award