Although blind, Janet Perez Eckles helps thousands to see the best of life.
She achieves this through her work as an international speaker, best-selling author, writer, life coach, radio host, master interpreter, founder of Camino de Luz ministries and the author of three books including #1 bestselling, Simply Salsa: Dancing Without Fear at God’s Fiesta.
Her writings have been published in 15 books, in 23 Chicken Soup for the Soul titles, in hundreds of periodicals and in Guidepost Books and Guidepost magazine.
Her impacting story has attracted the media as she was a guest in dozens of television and radio programs including Fox 35 News, 700 Club (Spanish audience), Focus on the Family (Spanish audience), Verdades in Enlace Network. Her story was related on the news on Univision and Telemundo networks. Janet was also featured on the cover of Hispanic Woman Magazine. She was quoted in the New York Times, New York Daily News and the LA Times.
Janet is the recipient of the Professional Excellence Award for her work as a Master Spanish Interpreter, finalist for the Don Quijote award 2013 and recipient of the Latina Women Who Make a Difference Award 2011.
Janet’s passion is to inspire and empower women, and she also loves to salsa, cruise on the Caribbean, and help home school her granddaughter. And when she’s not writing or traveling to speaking engagements, she enjoys time with her husband Gene, her two sons and 2 grandchildren in Orlando, FL.
To learn more visit www.janetperezeckles.com.
Two-minute video of Janet Perez Eckles’ bio