Betty Somocurcio-Leon

Betty Somocurcio-Leon, Operations Manager

Betty Somocurcio-Leon comes to Children’s Council with a background in journalism, administration and management. She graduated from the Jaime Bausate y Mesa College of Journalism and the Catholic University of Peru – Extension Program studying marketing.

Betty has worked for the Swiss Development Cooperation Agency as a senior executive assistant, for the International Press Association in Peru as an executive assistant, for the International Red Cross as a translator, as a junior manager for the Scientific Peruvian network as well as a general manager and journalist for the Peru Monitor publishing company.

In 2004, Betty joined Children’s Council as one of our front desk receptionists. She later transitioned to the Infant/Toddler Sustaining Grants Program and has since taken the role of Operations Manger. She ensures the procurement and purchases, safety, security and seamless execution of logistical support for the entirety of our organization.

Betty moved to the United States in 2002 and lives here with her brother and sister. She is fluent in French, Spanish and English. Her daughter’s family live in Peru and are expecting a new addition to their family.

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