El Diario/La Prensa’s Signature Destacadas Awards Now in its 22nd Year

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#conedison–El Diario/La Prensa, the premier publication to reach New York-area
Hispanics, will host the 22nd Annual Mujeres Destacadas
Awards Luncheon on April 28, 2017 at The Harvard Club of New York
honoring 20 outstanding women and leaders. Previous recipients of the
award have come from the world of business, government, non-profit and
entertainment, and have all reached a level of distinction due to their
hard work and determination.

“I am excited to continue this great legacy that celebrate remarkable
women that are paving the way for future generations of Latina women,”
stated Gabriel Dantur, CEO of impreMedia. “Mujeres Destacadas not
only celebrates the contributions and achievements of these women but
also showcases their great strength and tenacity that will inspire other
Latinas to become tomorrow’s leaders, business owners and advocates for
our communities.”

Among this year’s honorees are Yolanda Vásquez, Emmy winner reporter for
Telemundo 47, Damaris Martinez, partner in one of the most prestigious
law firns in the City, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, Sandra González, Senior
Counsel at Goya Foods and Director of the Office for New Americans of
the State of New York, Laura González. The awards program includes Lynda
Baquero Consumer Reporter from NBC 4 NY known as “Better Get Baquero” as
master of ceremony.

Past honorees include: Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor, Former
New York Secretary of State, Loraine Cortez-Vazquez, actors, Ana Ortiz
and Lauren Velez and TV Host Daisy Fuentes.

Sponsors include Goya, Con Edison, Gorayeb & Univision.

About El Diario

Founded in 1913, El Diario is the longest publishing
Spanish-language daily newspaper in the United States. Since its
inception as a small publication in Lower Manhattan named La Prensa, the
newspaper has grown into one of the largest and most influential Latino
media outlets in the nation. In 1963, it merged with El Diario de
Nueva York
, forming El Diario/La Prensa, as it is known
nowadays. The newspaper is now a state-of-the-art multimedia operation
that includes print, digital, and other platforms.

About impreMedia

impreMedia is the leading Hispanic news and information company in the
U.S. in online and print. impreMedia’s multi-platform offerings range
from online to video, social media, mobile, audio, newspapers and
magazines. The network is also the nation’s largest
Hispanic newspaper publisher with newspapers in top U.S. Hispanic
markets, reaching 15 markets total that
represent 59% of the U.S. Hispanic population. Its leading publications
include La Opinión in Los Angeles, and El Diario in
New York, For more information, visit: www.impremedia.net.


El Diario/La Prensa
Ana Lizarraga, 212-807-4785