A bilingual television journalist, Carmen María Montiel has served as a news host for the GOP Convention, a producer for WSJK-Channel 2, and a TV host for Venevision, Complicidades. She spent two years on the board of directors for the Institute of Hispanic Culture. Carmen María Montiel has also assisted with numerous charitable fundraising events.
Recently, Carmen María Montiel served as chairperson of the Fashion Show with the Stars, hosted by the Latino Learning Center. The fashion show featured Ms. Ximena Navarrete who earned the title of Miss Universe in 2010, performances from Alex Syntek and Martha Sanchez, and fashions from LUCHO Boutique and Fifty Shades of Blue, Red & Yellow. Designs from Mexican fashion designer Benito Santos also appeared.
The Fashion Show with the Stars took place on Tuesday, March 24th, 2015, at the Wortham Center in Houston, Texas. The event, an annual tradition, funds services to seniors and people with disabilities throughout the area, as well as various programs for vocational training and education.