Lourdes Castillo is a co-founder of the Economic Club of Miami and a member of the board of directors. In addition to these roles, she is the Founder and CEO of LMC Communications, a strategic consulting firm focused advising global businesses relocating to South Florida. Being an advocate of women and children issues, Ms. Castillo served as Commissioner for the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. She is founding partner of MIT’s Global Co Creation Lab, helping lead their South Florida branch in their breakthrough technologies and innovation-driven enterprises. Ms. Castillo’s impact and leadership in South Florida has been recognized by several notable organizations. Over the years, she has been awarded the Big Brother Big Sister “Miracle Maker” Award, the Junior League of Miami “Women Who Make a Difference”Award, Chapman Partnership “Womenade” recognition and she has been bestowed as an Angel of Mercy by Mercy Hospital.