A Smithsonian Fellow, Cuban-born of Spanish heritage, Ms. Gutiérrez-Steinkamp is a former Deputy Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts and Experts Commission for the Preservation of the White House, both by Presidential Appointments. Consultant USDOE, Advisor/Translator Museum of Florida History, Liaison OAS Civil Society.
Co-author of Florida legislative mandates “Hispanic Contributions to the United States”, “Women Contributions to the United States”, “Native American Contributions to the United States” and “African American Contributions to the United States” as consultant to Time Life–Gale Research co-writer for Hispanic Artists of the Twentieth Century; author of the children’s book The Little Rafter/El Balserito.
As Executive Director of three Florida museums developed Arts integrated curricula for school districts in Florida, New York and Texas. Developed bilingual international cultural exchange programs and accompanied the Secretary of State in cultural missions to South America.
She is a dual translator English-Spanish-English member of the American Translators Association. She is a frequent speaker in the United States, Mexico and Spain, presenting position papers at national and international conferences.