Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés is part of a group that has been recognized at the International Latino Book Awards. Milanés' contributions to the anthology Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education were acknowledged in the Most Inspirational Nonfiction Books in English category.
Wise Latinas is a collection of personal essays addressing the varied landscape of the Latina experience in higher education.
The International Latino Book Awards are the largest Latino cultural awards in the U.S. with 246 finalists in 2015. The program has honored nearly 2,000 authors and publishers over the past two decades.