Delaware: Lourena Gboeah

State: Delaware

City of Residence: New Castle, Delaware

Country of origin: Liberia

Arrival in the U.S.: 1992

Ms. Lourena Gboeah was resettled to the United States in 1992 when she was only four years old after her family fled the war in Liberia and the continuous harassment from government soldiers. Ms. Gboeah received her B.S. in Management from Rutgers University and her Masters of Social Work from Temple University in Philadelphia. She now lives in New Castle, Delaware, where she works as a Care Manager Supervisor at Senior Community Services. She also volunteers with the Youth Empowerment Services Liberia program (YESLiberia), which promotes education for Liberian youth and assists with tuition payments for students at public schools.

Word for US: Opportunities