|Who is it?||Actress, Miscellaneous Crew, Stunts|
|Birth Day||November 08, 1966|
|Birth Place||Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada|
|Age||54 YEARS OLD|
|Education||Bachelor of Arts, Sociology and Anthropology|
|Occupation||Filmmaker, author, humanitarian|
Serrano has received honors by the City of Miami with a proclamation making October 27 "Amy Serrano Day". Twice, she has been named a "Woman of Today" in Glamour Magazine. Glamour Magazine also named Ms. Serrano a "Woman of the Year." During Women's History Month, she was presented a Mentor Award by the Public School System and named a Distinguished Female Role Model by the Public Library System. She was also one of 8 women selected and profiled in "Evolution of Woman" a women's empowerment installation commissioned by the Lauder Family for Clinique Cosmetics. This national exhibit involved 8 women selected by Clinique Cosmetics and photographed by Sandi Fellman, an award-winning, internationally acclaimed fine art photographer and was first unveiled at New York City's Metropolitan Pavilion before traveling the country.
She is a recipient of the Tesoro Award in Art and Culture. She was also awarded a prestigious Fellowship with the National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI) which has involved Leadership Studies and Certifications from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, the Center for Creative Leadership, Gallup University, Capitol Hill, and spending time learning from recognized leaders in social and civic change.
She has been named a “Latina of Excellence” in Hispanic Magazine's Top Latinas Roster, and was one of fifteen Young Hispanic Leaders in the United States selected by the Spanish Embassy in Washington DC and Spain's Foreign Ministry to participate in a Diplomatic Exchange in Spain with their top leaders in the social, political, economic and cultural arenas. Serrano was selected and profiled in a book on Young Hispanic-American leaders in the United States published by the Spain-U.S. Council.
Serrano has also been profiled in the Florida Hispanic Yearbook, and MEGA TV named her "one of the “most influential and recognized Hispanics in the United States.”" She was photographed and written about as a “Mujer Vanidades” in Vanidades Magazine.
She was recently chosen as a subject of an upcoming documentary on female leadership in the U.S.
Following Serrano's work on Sugar Babies she took some time off to write and work on other media projects. She was commissioned by the Louisiana Division of the Arts to produce a photographic essay on a new population. After spending considerable time with the Garifuna people, Serrano wrote and produced From Punta to Chumba: Garifuna Music and Dance in New Orleans which explores the role of females in the Garifuna community as cultural tradition bearers. From Punta to Chumba was first published by Louisiana's Living Traditions. Currently, artifacts, photographs, and the essay are on tour in Louisiana's State Museums. As of 2013, the exhibit is intended to circulate around the State of Louisiana for the next 5–10 years.
A published poet, Writer, Essayist and speaker of 4 languages, she remains a committed Senior Fellow of the Human Rights Foundation in New York; a Fellow of the National Hispana Leadership Institute in Washington D.C.; a Board Member of Voz de Mujer, a women’s empowerment and leadership organization based in Texas; an Advisory Council Member of the Faulkner Society’ in New Orleans; a Member of the Spanish Embassy's Young Hispanic Leader’s Association in Washington D.C. which is headed by the King of Spain; and was appointed a founding Board Member to Ambassador Armando Valladares' non-governmental organization, Human Rights for All.