NLE EDUCATION TEAM 2020

LAURABERTH LIMA

Director of Education (she/her)

Lauraberth Lima is an educator, health advocate, and cultural worker committed to equity through creative, civic engagement at the intersection of health and art.  With over 10 years of working in education and community engagement, Lauraberth brings a social justice lens to arts programming through her interdisciplinary expertise in intergenerational engagement, health equity, youth development, early childhood education, museum and art education, and programming for LGBTQI+/gender non-conforming communities.

Lauraberth most recently managed Family and Community Engagement Programs and the Internship in Museum Education Program at the Museum of the City of New York. She is a founding member of the arts education organization, The Love Yourself Project, NYC, 501(c)3  and a member of The Committee to Empower Voices for Healing and Equity (led by NYC DCLA).  She serves on the Advisory Board of Making Gay History and served as an advisor on health and gender for Creative Time Summit X. Lauraberth has also worked as the Family Programs Coordinator at the Brooklyn Museum, the Education Director at the Boys and Girls Club of Boston, a Teaching Artist with the Healing Arts Initiative, and the Lead UPK Teacher in a Brooklyn Head Start program. She is currently enrolled in the Pre-Medical Studies program at The City College of New York and worked as a Researcher at Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center. Lauraberth earned her MFA in Photography, Video, and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan.