Lilia Luciano

Lilia-LucianoLilia is an accomplished journalist, documentary film producer and literacy advocate. A TEDx Speaker, Huffington Post columnist and a One Billion Women Impact mentor, Luciano 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, Luciano 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. She currently lives in Miami, FL.