The St. Juan Diego Leadership for the World Award (SJLWA) recognizes lay Catholic leaders in any field of social, professional, cultural and political life, for acting in accordance with–and courageously promoting–the truth and the law brought by Jesus Christ to mankind. Every year the board of directors of TLI proudly award the SJLWA.

  • Dr. Maria Chavira | 2021 Awardee

    Dr. Maria R. Chavira has served the Diocese of Phoenix as the Chancellor since 2013. In her role as the Chancellor, she assists the bishop in the oversight of the official [...]

  • Dr. Arturo and Mrs. Letty Ibarra | 2021 Awardees

    Mrs. Letty Ibarra is a former franchise owner and operator of three Carl’s Jr. Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta & Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico. She served as an international Chief Operating Officer with over [...]

  • Justice William Montgomery | 2020 Awardee

    William Montgomery is a justice of the Arizona Supreme Court. He previously served as the County Attorney for Maricopa County from 2010 to 2019. Montgomery is a West Point graduate and [...]

  • Alan Sears | 2019 Awardee

    Alan Sears serves as Founder of Alliance Defending Freedom. As its first president, CEO, and general counsel, Sears led all strategic initiatives from 1993-2017. He built an international team committed to [...]