The Worldwide Audiovisual Women’s Association (WAWA) was created in 2016 by Liliam Hernandez, Cecilia Gómez de la Torre and Gema Lopez and has maintained sustained growth since its foundation, consolidating year after year with an active presence worldwide.

Currently, the WAWA Board of Directors is lead by its Chairwoman, Roxana Rotundo, who serve with Liliam Hernandez, Cecilia Gómez de La Torre, Vanessa Velázquez, María Bonaria Fois, Ana Cecilia Alvarado, María Eugenia Muci, Emilia Nuccio, Analida Lopez, Susana Umbert, María Elena Paniza, Kathy Cardenas, Gisela Valcarcel and Michelle Alexander.

Liliam Hernandez
President – Founder

Cecilia Gómez de La Torre
Vice President – Founder

Roxana Rotundo
Chairwoman of the Board

Vanessa Velázquez
Vice Chair of the Board

María Bonaria Fois

Ana Cecilia Alvarado

María Eugenia Muci

Emilia Nuccio

Analida Lopez

Susana Umbert

María Elena Paniza

Kathy Cardenas

Gisela Valcarcel

Michelle Alexander

WAWA has over 450 members around the world, bringing together the most prominent professionals in the industry.

We are part of the most relevant trade events in the audiovisual industry, with an agenda that promotes strategic partnerships and business opportunities among all its members. Represented at Content Americas, Premios Platino, L.A. Screening, Conecta Fiction, Iberseries & Platino Industria, MIPCOM, MIP CANCÚN, International Emmy Awards, and Ventana Sur, among other events.

Since 2017, WAWA has annually presented the Women of the Year award, the association’s most prestigious accolade that celebrates the most outstanding professional of the year, based on the values of Leadership, Ethics, Diversity, and Commitment to the construction and strengthening of a more inclusive industry for all. This award is determined by the votes of all active members.