Leyda BeckerLeyda Becker has served as the BGIF Board of Director’s secretary since 2011. She also serves as a liaison to the international community, encouraging them to participate in the festival by hosting booths or performing and helping them organize their participation.

By day Leyda is the City of Bowling Green’s International Liaison. In that capacity she coordinates the City’s role in communicating and working effectively with the diverse international communities represented in Bowling Green. She is also the host of La Nuestra, a Spanish language radio show on WKCT.

Each year at the Festival Leyda hosts the City of Bowling Green’s booth and represents Venezuela, the country where she was born.

In her spare time Leyda loves traveling, cooking, camping, hiking and spending time with her family.

You can become part of the Bowling Green International Festival by visiting the volunteer section of our website. The Festival takes place September 30 this year from 9am – 6pm. Stop by and say “hi” to our many volunteers in our festival booth areas! For more information visit: www.BGInternationalFest.com