Latré Sibi Lawson Owanda is from Gabon in Center-West Africa. She is a financial and accounting professional; she has 16 years of experience in that field. She has a bachelor’s degree in Management-Accounting and has completed a master’s degree in Finance-Accounting. She is student at Portland Adult Education and is enrolled in Office Clerk Certificate, Accounting Certificate and High School Diploma programs. She has also volunteered in the computer lab at PAE since January 2018. She has been Woman of the Year 2017-2018 at In Her Presence, an organization that helps immigrant women to achieve their goals. She is French speaker. She is passionate about dance, especially salsa and kizomba.