Louisa Saratora

Louisa Saratora serves as the State Refugee Coordinator and has worked with refugees in Tennessee for 25 years. She joined Catholic Charities as a caseworker through the Jesuit Volunteer Program in 1996 and since that time, has welcomed and supported refugees in direct service, program development and coordination, and grant management and oversight. Louisa holds a Master of Arts degree in Intercultural Studies from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Spanish from Fordham University in New York, as well as certification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language.