Born in the Cape Verde Islands, Lauraberth Lima is a New York based Museum Professional and Health Advocate who works to create equitable spaces in cultural institutions that empower families and youth to realize their full potential. Lima currently Coordinates the Internship In Museum Education Program at the Museum of the City of New York, which serves as a pipeline program to Museum Education for youth. Lima is enrolled in the Pre-Medical Studies program at The City College of New York and serves as an Intern Researcher at Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center.

Lauraberth has worked as the Family Programs coordinator at the Museum of the City of New York, Family Programs Coordinator at the Brooklyn Museum, Family Programs Educator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Education Director at the Boys and Girls Club of Boston, Teaching Artist with the Healing Arts Initiative, and Lead UPK Teacher in a Brooklyn Head Start program.  Additionally, she has collaborated with several institutions including The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian New York, New York State Department of Education, New York Public Library, New Museum Ideas City Festival, Rush Arts Philanthropic, New York City Museum Educator Roundtable Conference Planning Committee, Brooklyn Academy of Music,The Center, Friends of the Highline, Cool Culture, and Museum Hue.

Lauraberth is a board member and founding member of The Love Yourself Project, a non-profit arts education organization providing community programs that promote mental health, self-awareness, self-esteem through skill building. Lima completed an MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan.

Lauraberth specializes in the areas of Community Engagement, Cultural Equity, Family and Public Programming, Early Childhood Programming, Museum Education, Art Education and programming for LGBTQ/Gender Non-conforming communities.

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