Olga Derpic

Olga is from Bolivia; she moved to Florida in 2016 after living for almost ten years in Mexico, working in the Human Resources area for different local and multinational organizations. As an immigrant herself, she has always been conscious of the difficulties the people have to go through when arriving in a foreign country. She’s a Psychologist with MA in Human Resources and has 15 years of experience in HR. She’s also passionate about working with different causes such as environmental and mental health. Since her arrival to Florida, she has volunteered with an organization that creates awareness about water pollution and as a crisis counselor supporting people in crisis.

Patricia Bernal

Patricia came from Colombia to live in the United States in 2000. She has a degree in Marketing and Administration and more than 25 years of experience with multinational companies in Colombia and Miami. Since she was a teenager, she joined the YWCA (Association of Young Christian Women)and the Red Cross with her mother, helping social justice programs for the neediest in Bogota. Patricia has been working for FLIC since 2013 as Office Manager. Since 2018 she has continued to improve the office organization and now she also assists with IT coordination, Logistics, and HR. For 3+ years, she also has volunteered with the detainees’ visitation program at BTC through FOBD org.

Stephanie Wall

Stephanie Wall was born in Sogamoso, Colombia, and came to the United States at the age of four with her immediate family. She attended the Miami Dade Honors College where she became an active member and leader in the immigrant rights community organizing against deportations and family separation while advocating for the passage of the Dream Act and Immigration Reform. Stephanie is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management at UCF while working with the Florida Immigrant Coalition. The majority of her work at FLIC was steered towards building connection, capacity, and consciousness through movement organizing. Currently serving as the organization’s Director of Operations, Stephanie now applies an equitable and inclusive lens that was cultivated through her external work to all departments. Stephanie is a new mom and a big dog lover; she enjoys spending her free time playing around with her husband, baby, and their dog, Java.