2011 Shining Lights Awards Gala

2011 Awards Dinner
Shining Lights: Outstanding Leaders for A Brighter Future for Hispanics

Congratulations to the Honorees:

Special Recognition Award for Leadership in the Advancement of Mental Health
Mia St. John, National Latino Mental Health Advocate, Humanitarian, Three-Time Women’s World Boxing Champion, and Author

Excellence in Federal Government Leadership Award

Ane Romero, Legislative Assistant to United States Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano, Co-Chair, Congressional Mental Health Caucus (38th District, California)

Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Excellence in Hispanic Mental Health Research, Advocacy and Leadership Award

Margarita Alegria, Ph.D., Director, Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Cambridge Health Alliance; and Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Excellence in Hispanic Mental Health Advocacy and Leadership Award

Ivette Fernandez, Board Member, Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute; and Member, Comunilife’s Corporate Advisory Council

Excellence in Culturally Competent Mental Health Service Delivery
Comunilife’s Life is Precious™ Program