Beatrice María Sanabria de Caraballo

Beatrice M. Caraballo Beatrice M. Caraballo is the Founder of El Coquí del Caribe Entertainment based out of New Jersey. Beatrice represents a host of Latin musicians, dancers, artists. She is a great event planner and organizer. She is part of the creative marketing teams of Landmark Productions, LLC in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and IDEA Performing Arts Center on the Camden Waterfront.

She is the Co-Founder & Organizer of the Annual Regional Conference of Festivals & Parades which brings over 100 representatives, from all over the East Coast, together to discuss issues facing each organization. In January 2008, Beatrice received an Official Citation from the General Assembly of the State of Connecticut for her tremendous contributions to the Regional Conference; commitment to helping create a unique platform for the Latino community. In 2009, she received recognition for being one of the most Prominent Hispanics of Camden County, New Jersey from the Board of Chosen Freeholders and New Jersey Legislatures.

Beatrice, better known as La Gitana…served as Producer and Co-host of “De mujer a mujer y para hombres También” on Radio Únika 1270AM; radio personality on “Un Nuevo Milenio – En Blanco y Negro” with Francisco “Titi” Torres on La Zeta 1270AM. Beatrice has received statewide recognition and commendations from government officials such as former Governor James E. McGreevey, Assemblyman Jeff Van Drew, Senator Nicholas Asselta, Assemblyman John Gibson and the Freeholders of Cumberland County for her dedication and performance on Radio Únika 1270AM. She then was co-host of “El Tampón Tampón” con DJ Frankie on Caliente 1310AM (now La Nueva Mega 1310AM) in Philadelphia.

Beatrice has served as the Public Relations and Fundraising Coordinator to the Parada San Juan Bautista, Inc. for the past 8 years. She works as the Event Coordinator to the Annual Casino Night & Silent Auction hosted by the Latin American Economic Development Association, Gala & Dinner Dance hosted by Mi Casita Day Care Center and Business & Professional Reception hosted by the Parada San Juan Bautista, Inc. She is the Founder and Organizer of the Annual Market Street Car Show. She presently serves on the Board of Directors of the Camden County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Her work in the community has been featured in Suavv Magazine, Courier Post Newspaper, and other printed materials as well as all over the internet.

Beatrice worked as a Historic Preservation Consultant for 5 years in the City of Camden. In 2003, she finished and documented the history of Camden in a manuscript called, “Reminiscences of Camden Roots 1616-1976” which she donated to the Camden County Historical Society. She also completed thorough research on the historical site the New Jersey Safe & Deposit Trust Company and completed a book entitled as such. She was instrumental in getting the building on the New Jersey Historic Preservation Directory. Since then the building is now under historic preservation. In 2004, she received the Whitman Preservation President’s Award for her dedication to preserving the history of Camden by documenting and advising on preservation of significant sites.

In May 2000, she presented a workshop in New Brunswick, New Jersey “Top Ten Mistakes When Submitting or Writing a Proposal,” hosted by the Community Relations, Health Promotions and Education Department of Horizon-Mercy. She recently presented a workshop in Camden, New Jersey “How to become a Non-Profit Organization” hosted by the Latin Fiesta Committee. Her love and passion for the Latino community is demonstrated in every aspect of her work and dedication.