Meet Pilar

Pilar is a successful bilingual (Spanish/English) and an international speaker, trainer, entrepreneur and author.

As a Presentation Skills and Media/Video Coach with Workshops and One on One Sessions, she has helped hundreds of executives, professionals, speakers and entrepreneurs to build confidence and enhance their strengths to succeed to their fullest potential in front of a camera, a microphone or a live audience. Communications Skills (Body Language/Voice) and Video Coaching (confidence/presence) are her main areas of expertise. For Pilar’s Bio please click here

In 2014, the Board of Directors of Tampa Hispanic Heritage, Inc. proudly announced the selection of Maria del Pilar Ortiz as the 2014 Hispanic Woman of the Year.

This annual award honors Hispanics who have contributed significantly to the success of our community. The honorees are Hispanic men and women who have excelled in their endeavors to advance, promote, maintain, and enhance our Hispanic heritage and who, by their outstanding contributions, have improved the quality of life in the Tampa Bay Hispanic community.

For  the Press Release announcing this important news please on the image below.


Pilar is also very involved in two causes very close to her heart:

Alzheimer’s awareness among latinos (helping the community to take better care not only of the patient but of the caregiver/son or daughter at home) and a mentorship program for latino women. She served as president of the Professional Hispanic Women’s Association in Tampa Bay during 2013-2014. Pilar is also member of the National Speakers Association.


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