Best known for holding the record of highest finish for a female driver in the 24 Hours of Daytona, Milka Duno is the first Venezuelan women to start a career in professional motorsports at an international level. Additionally, she was the first Venezuelan athlete inducted into the Latin American International Sports Hall of Fame. Duno began racing at a late age of 24. She first became interested in the sport after being invited to a car clinic by a car club in Venezuela. Although she is not recognized for wins in her career, Duno has competed in three Indianapolis 500 races. In 2007, Duno was a part of history as it was the first time that three women were included in the 33-car field at the Indianapolis 500. Currently, Milka Duno still races for the Dale Coyne Racing team. Outside of racing, Duno obtained Master’s Degrees in Organizational Development, Naval Architecture, Maritime Business and Marine Biology. She has prior experience working as a naval engineer. Additionally, Milka Duno takes part in programs to help motivate Hispanic youths to achieve more academically.
**Milka Duno Speaker:**
A Milka Duno speaking engagement will attract audiences from all ethnicities. Her journey as a minority being both from another country and a women will without a doubt inspire those who listen. Milka Duno speaking topics could include her experiences as a true minority entering a male-dominated sport and her experiences provided by her academic background. Contact PAC to inquire a Milka Duno speaking engagement.
**Milka Duno Appearance:**
A Milka Duno appearance will be beneficial to your company or organization. In recent years, Duno created the “Milka Way” foundation. Her mission is to inspire children and young adults to dream big and strive for academic excellence. She is always open to travel to schools and promote the benefits of education with a variety of students. Contact PAC to inquire a Milka Duno Appearance.
**Milka Duno Endorsement:**
A Milka Duno endorsement will help bring strides to your organization. Recently, Duno has been featured in Pontiac advertisements and was named the spokesperson for Sony’s Xplod car audio brand. Additionally, she has been featured and recognized with Citgo. Whether you need assistance in promoting your product or getting your point across, a Milka Duno endorsement will accomplish your needs. Contact PAC to inquire a Milka Duno Endorsement.
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