Awards and Recognition


Mujeres Destacadas Award

Xiomara A. Sosa was nominated for and won the 2014 El Diario “Mujeres Destacadas” award in health from La Prensa Newspaper, a Premier Event and Editorial Series Celebrating Native New York Latinas. Every year La Prensa newspaper celebrates the extraordinary women who are making a difference in their communities.


Groundbreaking Latina Leader

of the Year Award

Xiomara A. Sosa was nominated for and won the Deloitte “Groundbreaking Latina Leader of the Year” award from CATALINA Magazine in 2011 for her groundbreaking social change nonprofit organization, The Get-Right! Orgaization, Inc, (Get-Right!) . CATALINA awarded Xiomara the award for her work that consistently promotes a positive image of Hispanics and their culture, and to promote her accomplishments as one of the nation’s leading Latinas. Every year since 2002, CATALINA magazine has celebrated Hispanic women who have demonstrated groundbreaking leadership and success in the Hispanic community and beyond.

Mobilizer Award

Xiomara A. Sosa was nominated for the 2013 Social Revolucion Mobilizer Award. Xiomara utilizes social media tools and platforms to mobilize people online and off for a greater good. She founded two social change nonprofit organizations, The Get-Right! Organization, Inc. (Get-Right!) and You Are Strong! Center on Veterans Health and Human Services, Inc. (You Are Strong!), which advocate for mental health, physical health, and human services in all communities. To even further her social change advocacy, Sosa founded XAS Consulting, LLC, where she provides counseling/therapy and much more. Her website and social media groups are platforms where the greater community can share, but most importantly these platforms provide answers and resources for those in need.

Trailblazer Award

Xiomara A. Sosa was nominated for the Trailblazer Award in this 2012 WEGO Health Activist category. Her hard work has been recognized and she has been nominated to be awarded the Health Activist Award because she is ahead of every curve, excited by new technology, and encourages everyone to join them.  Health Activists inspire people every day with their commitment to online health communities. The Health Activist Awards honor the leaders who made a real difference in how we think about healthcare and living well in 2012. WEGO Health is a different kind of social network, built from the ground up for the community leaders, bloggers and tweeters who are actively involved in health online. WEGO Health is a platform for committed health advocates to foster new relationships, gain access to helpful resources, and to grow their communities.

The Women of Worth Award

In 2011 and 2012 she was nominated for The Women of Worth Award by L’Oreal Paris.

Military Service Awards

Xiomara is a recipient of the Campaign Air Force Training Ribbon, the Campaign Army Service Ribbon, the Army Achievement Medal for Meritorious Service, and the Department of the Army Certificate of Achievement for Meritorious Service.