Nilsy Rapalo is Clinical Psychologist and Life Coach and author of the inspirational book Inmigracion Espirtitual: Un Camino de Inspiración y Bienestar that won first place at the North Texas Book festival on 2017. In the same year, she was selected as one of the ambassadors for the American Heart Association.
She won the Martin Luther King Recipient Award in 2016 for her leadership. She is one of the founding members of the Hispanic Business Association, a non-profit created in 2014 in the Charleston area.
Employee of the year 2007 for the Department of Mental Health and has been serving of the SC Commission for Minority Affairs as an Advisory Committee Member since 2010.
Nilsy has participated as a wellness and mental health expert in media in different states and she is an international speaker and facilitator retreats.