Catherine von Zakrzewski immigrated from Uruguay 20 years ago seeking for a better future for her family. She understands very well the difficulties and sufferings that immigrants go through when living in a new country, especially where language is a barrier.

Catherine started working at Immigrants First in July 2020 and has more than ten years of experience in hospitality and customer service. The values with which she handles herself in life are honesty, equality, compassion and treating people the same way she wants to be treated.

Catherine is fluent in Spanish and has basic knowledge of Portuguese and French.