Top Entrepreneur & Non-Profit Leader Lizette Cruz-Watko
Lizette Cruz-Watko. Remember this name. Listed twice in Hispanic Magazine as one of the Top 100 Hispanic entrepreneurs, Lizette has covered more professional ground than any of us will see in a lifetime. She founded North Carolinas first Spanish language magazine and facilitated creation of the states first Latin Music, Dance, and Arts Festival; she established the Miss All-American Latina pageant, and then moved on to her most prominent role now as Executive Director of Diamante, Inc. a North Carolina non-profit focused entirely on community events celebrating a flourishing Hispanic population. Diamante, Inc. is a driving force promoting art, education, and political awareness, and if all goes well, it will soon be celebrating the grand opening of North Carolinas first Latino Arts and Cultural Center. With Lizette steering Diamante, Inc. along a promising successful course, were sure to hear more about both this non-profit and its unparalleled director in the months to come. For more information, read on in this weeks Non-Profit Spotlight.