Councilwoman Lourdes Lozano was born on April 8, 1944 in Cruces, in the province of Las Villas, Cuba. She attended the "Escuela Normal de Maestros" in Santa Clara preparing for her degree in teaching. She also did two years post graduate work in Pedagogy at the University of Martha Abreu, in Santa Clara, Cuba.
After migrating to the United States Lourdes Lozano received a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from St. Thomas University.
Councilwoman Lozano is married and has a son Alvaro and three beautiful grandchildren Christian, Alexis and Anna Marie.
For more than 15 years, Lourdes was employed with ARSCO International where she was the first woman to hold the position of Plant Manager. Due to her dedication and work ethic, she was promoted to General Manager and Vice President. She supervised over 75 employees while handling large government contracts.
Lourdes Lozano has also been a realtor for over 17 years. For the past 18 years, she has been employed with the Department of Children and Families where she assisted in initiating numerous projects helping needy families in the Opa-Locka and Hialeah communities.
Councilwoman Lozano is an active member of the community. For over 25 years, she has volunteered for the "Liga Contra el Cancer" and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
In September 2004, she was recognized by the United Way and the Green Family Foundation as "one of the eight public service employees in Miami-Dade who perform their professional duties with excellence and go above and beyond in helping their communities."
In 2012, she was recognized in the Congressional Record as a remarkable leader in the South Florida community.
In 2011 Lourdes Lozano was elected as councilwoman for the City of Hialeah. She believes that serving her community is a blessing and believes in helping everyone. If someone needs help she would never be able to turn them down.