About the Author
DEBORAH SANTANA is vice president and COO of the New Santana Band, Inc., and has been managing the Santana Band full-time with her husband of three decades, the Grammy-winning musician Carlos Santana, since 1994. She is also vice president of the Milagro Foundation, which was started by the Santana family and which has given almost $2 million to charities and agencies that support children and youth in the areas of health, education, and the arts. In 2000 she received the UCLA César E. Chávez Spirit Award, which honors individuals who have continued to pursue Chávez’s vision of social justice. In 2004 she received a “Women of Distinction” Award from the Marin Soroptimist organization for her work with the Milagro Foundation. Deborah and Carlos Santana live in San Rafael, California, with their three children. Visit the author’s website at www.deborahsantana.com.
From the Hardcover edition.