Project Leaders

The complete operation system of Latincouver relies in the work of this team, who made possible every event, program and keep working effortlessly to achieve goals of inclusion, connection and promotion of communities in BC and Latin America.

Our Team

We have a talented and passionate team dedicated to the success and growth of Latincouver. This diverse group of individuals come from many different communities across the world. We are committed to sharing Latin American culture within Vancouver’s multicultural society and assisting new comers in achieving their professional goals.

Paola Murillo

1. Paola Murillo

Executive Director

Originally from Colombia, she holds a business and marketing degree from the University of Kentucky and an MBA in Intern


2. Juliana Fiallo

Cultural and Business Development Manager

Born and raised in Brazil, she holds two bachelors of Arts in Museums Studies and History.


3. Fabian Montenegro

Operations Manager

Originally from Chile. Electronic Engineer, Web Developer. He is an IT's passionated


4. Sheila Castro

Office Coordinator

Mexican born and raised, Sheila has a Bachelor degree in Journalism and Communications, and is deeply passionate about t


5. Linda Purcell CPA, CGA

Grants and Fundraising Manager

Linda is a Chartered Professional Accountant and will be graduating next May from UBC with a Bachelor of Arts in English


6. Pilar Hansen

Project Manager Carnaval del Sol

Born in Lima, Peru and raised in Quito in Ecuador, Pilar has a natural gift for bringing people together. She studied at


7. Natalia Parga

Project Leader Inspirational Latin Awards

Originally from Colombia, She is an effective leader and motivator, skilled in communication and managing. Natalia fi


8. Yudi Sonnichsen

Project Leader ExpoPlaza

Originally from Colombia, Yudi has been the Project Leader for ExpoPlaza Latina since 2012. Yudi is very passiona

Current Volunteers

The hard work of many individuals volunteering their time and expertise is what makes Latincouver so special. Without their efforts, Latincouver would not be successful organization it is today. Thank you to our wonderful team!