When you meet Carlos de Sousa, you are immediately struck by his inviting smile. Then, you begin to learn about his love for Cabo Verde and for the Cape Verdean culture and community in Connecticut. Carlos was born and raised in Waterbury, CT. Son of Cape Verdean immigrants Jose de Sousa and Lucialina de Sousa, he puts his love for Cabo Verde into action.
Carlos has been an active member of the Cape Verdean Social Club, Inc of Waterbury since he was 16 years old. He has held several positions at the Club, including being its President, Vice President and Secretary. Carlos has organized several fundraisers for churches, schools and charities in Cabo Verde. No wonder, Carlos was honored as Waterbury’s Cape Verdean Mayor of the Day on October 27, 2017!
Carlos graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in 2003 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. He is the manager of the Affiliate Center of Excellence at Disney, which handles all affiliate revenue for Disney, ESPN and ABC companies. He speaks fluent Cape Verdean Kriolo and enjoys playing soccer and dancing.
Carlos de Sousa is a Cape Verdean to Know. #CV2Know