Karina holds a Bachelors of Arts and Science in Latin American Studies with minors in Spanish and Political Science from the University of Delaware. Karina has over two years of experience in the non-profit sector, where she has managed three non-profits as an Account Manager for Potomac Management Resources.
As Account Manager for the Women in Housing & Finance Foundation, an organization with a mission to promote personal finance counseling and charitable services primarily to low-income women, Karina played a vital role in distributing grants to local charities in Washington, D.C. Karina’s dedication to the Hispanic immigrant community in Washington, DC has led her to teach English to recently arrived adolescents and help them with the process of enrolling in school. Karina has taught Civic classes at CARECEN, an organization which advocates for the rights of the Hispanic community. The course helped to prepare immigrants for their citizenship class, as well as promote civic duties. She has participated in a tutoring program for CentroNia,a bilingual public charter school. Karina participated in the Planning Committee that executed a fund raiser for the See Forever Foundation. Karina served on the Fabretto Children’s Foundation DC Committee.
Host Organization: Fundación Carlos y Sonia Haimes, Cartagena, Colombia.