Our Team

We are a group of like-minded women from all walks of life, working tirelessly to better Puerto Rico for generations to come. Our team will continue with the long-term efforts to support and aid the people of Puerto Rico by providing services that increase access to disaster relief and preparedness, healthcare and wellness, and education.

Board of Directors

Sara I. Diaz Valentin, MD, MSC, FPMRS, FACOG

Sara I. Diaz Valentin, MD, MSC, FPMRS, FACOG

Founder & President

Indianapolis, Indiana

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Dr. Diaz is a urogynecologist with a thriving practice in Richmond, Indiana where she is the Medical Director of Women’s Health services at Reid Health.

Linka Matos, MD, JD

Linka Matos, MD, JD

Vice-president

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Dr. Linka Matos Rivera is an anesthesiologist specialized in interventional pain management, regenerative medicine, acupuncture, and traditional Chinese herbal medicine.

Carolina E. Reveron-Arias, MD

Carolina E. Reveron-Arias, MD

Secretary

Boston, Massachusetts 

Born and raised in the northwest municipality of Isabela, Puerto Rico. Dr. Reveron is a recent Boston transplant, where she’s completing her Diagnostic Radiology Residency at Tufts Medical Center.

Staff

Karen Caraballo Psy.D.

Karen Caraballo Psy.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Brooklyn, New York

Born and Raised in Puerto Rico Dr. Karen Caraballo is a New York City Bilingual Clinical Psychologist in private practice. She has extensive experience with Latino Immigrant Families.

Migna Guzman

Migna Guzman

Chief Financial Officer

New York, New York

Migna Guzman is an independent options and stock trader. Previously, she held senior management roles at Fortune 500 companies Warnaco and Liz Claiborne. Migna holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Bridgeport.

Félix Seda

Félix Seda

Regional Manager

San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

Born and raised in San Juan Puerto Rico and has experience working in humanitarian-volunteer organizations. Has worked in leadership, administration, team building and project management. Currently undertaking his Ph.D. in psychology in researching mental health after traumatic events.
Tatiana Mena

Tatiana Mena

Volunteer Coordinator

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

Born and raised in Puerto Rico working within the non-profit sector as an Audiovisual Communicator producing documentaries, social media content and visual media aimed towards raising the voices of marginalized communities. NYU graduate student pursuing an MA in Arts & Public Policy.

 

Michelle Ramírez, MD

Michelle Ramírez, MD

Editorial Director

Brooklyn, New York

Dr. Ramírez lives in Brooklyn, NY. She is a Pediatric Critical Care physician and founder of Dream Vibrant Health.

Beatriz Cancel

Beatriz Cancel

Executive Assistant

Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, Beatriz is an accountant by profession who has emigrated back to PR from New Jersey. She attended the University of Maryland-University College, where she graduated with a master’s degree in Accounting and Financial Management. Her passion is non-profit work and yoga.

 

Cindy Hopkins

Cindy Hopkins

Chief Development Officer

Louisville, Kentucky

Margie Gerena Lewis, MD

Margie Gerena Lewis, MD

Education Director

Akron, Ohio

Margie Gerena Lewis, MD is a mother of two and a physician living in Akron, Ohio. She has done volunteer medical and non-medical missions to Ecuador, El Salvador, and Haiti. The Coqui Education Program stems from her idea of “Adopt-A-School Program” where individuals, organizations, or corporations can adopt a school of their choice to help design a needed program.

Mildred J. Perea, MD

Mildred J. Perea, MD

Social Media Coordinator

Tampa, Florida

Puerto Rican Pediatrician practicing in Tampa, Florida. She is a mother of two and creator of Chronicles of a Juggling Mom.
“I have joined PRRU to be able to give back to my community and see my fellow Puerto Ricans thrive.”

Millie Ramos

Millie Ramos

Chief Operational Officer

Puerto Rico

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