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KARINA VILLAFUERTE

Bilingual Case Manager

Karina is a graduate of Governors State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She has more than 11 years of experience volunteering and working in leadership positions for non-profit organizations.

Community work is especially important to Karina, as she is highly involved in community projects to help the less fortunate. During her free time, she enjoys empowering others and spending time with her loved ones, including her dog. Karina’s personal life motto is to inspire positive change and lead with a purpose. Her favorite phrase is “The best is yet to come!”

FIVE INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT KARINA…

  • Favorite movie: If I’m honest, I’m not a movie fanatic :/ however, I do enjoy old classic Disney movies. Takes me back to my childhood.
  • Favorite thing to do in Chicago: I love trying new restaurants and spending time with friends.
  • Famous person you would most like to meet: This is a hard one, but one of them would have to be Oprah Winfrey.
  • First job: McDonalds.
  • Advice that you would give to your teenage self: It will all work out! Don’t be so hard on yourself and love yourself a little more.