Lizette Cruz Watko, is President of Watko Entertainment, Inc. and hosts, Lizette Invita, an online talk show, using her experience as a communicator, moderator, and gourmet cook. Mrs. Watko serves as Board Member Emeritus of Diamante Arts and Cultural Center, which she founded in 1998. She is former board member and sometimes volunteer for the United Arts Council of Wake County, and the Town of Cary Parks and Recreation Committee. She is best know for founding NC’s first Spanish-language newspaper along with several Latinx organizations in the state. She is a USA born Latina, of Dominican and Puerto Rican roots.