LILIA LUCIANO DEFENDED HUMAN RIGHTS AS SPEAKER IN “SIME” MIAMI
(MIAMI, FL – December 4, 2014) – Journalist and activist Lilia Luciano was a panelist during “SIME” Miami last Tuesday, the event that brings together the most important worldwide leaders and influencers of technology, media and art to share their visions of the future for three days.
Luciano works daily to create awareness about the importance of education for both the personal and professional development of teens in the world as a faithful fighter of Human Rights. In this instance, Lilia focused her presentation on how each person can contribute to achieve a more fair society emphasizing the power of social networks today, using as an example the role these have taken in the political struggle in Venezuela, led by Leopoldo López, Adriana Vermut’s brother who presented alongside Lilia.
“We were in a room full of tech entrepreneurs who can potentially empower people kept away from information, and it was an unforgettable experience for me,” Luciano said.
The producer Lilia Luciano presented in “SIME” Miami having been a very interesting encounter and sharing the stage with international leaders in art, technology, media and its future.
ABOUT LILIA LUCIANO
Lilia is an accomplished journalist, documentary film producer and literacy advocate. Lilia sits on the Advisory Council of the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up campaign to promote access to quality education and the well being of girls worldwide.
A TEDx speaker, Huffington Post columnist and a One Billion Women Impact mentor, Lilia is currently producing a documentary film featuring the consequences of international drug wars in South and Central America as well as a docu-reality series about social entrepreneurship in partnership with Socialab. She was featured in Code.org’s Hour of Code campaign to bring programming to all classrooms in America. In March 2013, Lilia received a GLAAD award for her work exploring homophobia in Latino cultures.
As a national NBC News correspondent, reporting in both English and Spanish, Lilia led coverage of a number of high-profile news stories reporting for “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams”, “The Today Show”, MSNBC, The Weather Channel, CNBC and Telemundo.
Prior to NBC, Lilia spent five years as a correspondent and co-anchor for Univision Networks later joining Univision’s FIFA World Cup 2010 talent lineup throughout the summer games in South Africa. While reporting on human interest and culture stories in the country, she produced her second short-length documentary, “Pikinini’s”, on the values of early education.
Latin World Entertainment is the premier talent management and entertainment marketing firm in the United States. The multi-service company offers a 360-degree approach that includes publicity, licensing, endorsements, brand integration, production and content development. 100% Hispanic owned, LatinWE has the reputation of being the number one Hispanic talent agency in the country and the strongest multi-service and synergy provider in its kind in entertainment.