Originally from Quito, Ecuador, Elizabeth has lived in the U.S. since 2005 and in the Tampa Bay area since 2009. Prior to joining LSF (Children's Board FRC), she worked for a nonprofit Organization in Tampa, serving youth and children in a Temporary Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program, as Office Manager in Temporary Foster Care and as Youth Care Worker in Shelter.
Elizabeth has an MBA in Human Resources and her passion is serving the community. She believes that families can thrive when given the right resources and support to improve children's social, emotional, and cognitive skills and build their confidence. As a member of the LSF team, Elizabeth feels blessed. Yo hablo Español!
Intake and Referral Specialist
Karem, born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia, studied Business Administration at the Autonomous University of Colombia. My experience in this country has been focused on working with children of school age helping them, caring for them and teaching them about their basic needs or requirements, always being a support for them, I can say that it makes me happy to see them smile!!¡Yo hablo español!
Edith Delgado was born in Panama, City, she finished her high school diploma there, and she enrolled in college for two years, obtaining an associate degree in External Relations, in 1994 she married, and moved to the USA, after many years she went back to collage at HCC, to study Early Child Development. She loves to serve people; she was doing volunteer work in the juvenile jail in El Paso, Texas. She loves to help families and is happy to be part of the Lutheran Services Florida Family.
¡Yo hablo español!
Claribel is originally from Colombia where she studied Business and Information Systems and worked for 6 years with the Government of Colombia. She moved to Tampa, FL in 2001 and has worked for 12 years as a nursing assistant at rehabilitation centers and hospitals.
Claribel is also a licensed real estate agent where she enjoys finding homes for people and making them happy in that exciting chapter of their lives.
Claribel enjoys making people laugh with her good sense of humor. Claribel's passion for helping others and bringing joy to people's lives has led her to her role at the Family Resource Center where she can bring a positive impact to those in the community who need it most.
The quote that inspires her is, “Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon.” - Paul Brandt.
¡Yo hablo español!