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Making a positive impact in society, a goal shared with Henry Street Settlement

On April 3rd I was honored by the Henry Street Settlement during its annual gala recognizing people that have contributed to the wellbeing of their community. It was a humbling experience to have been honored by an institution that has done so much for the Hispanic community in New York City. As I mentioned in […]

A great way to start the year

On January 7th I spent the day working at El Guaco School in el Cedro, a small and remote village in the north east of the Dominican Republic. El Guaco is the tenth school that we have helped rebuild through the Fundación Tropicalia. Three years ago, as we began the planning work for Tropicalia, a […]

Beauty with a social purpose

I was very excited last Sunday when I heard that Ivián Sarcos “Miss Venezuela 2011” had been crowned Miss World 2011, an honor for Venezuela and its beautiful women. With this victory, Venezuela now holds six titles from the Miss World and Miss Universe Pagents; something we can all be proud of! Since 1981, when […]