Lovitta Foggo is the proud mother of two daughters, Amne and Zayna Foggo-Osseyran, and the grandmother of four. She has been a resident of St. David's for nearly 30 years.
She attended East End Primary School, The Berkeley Institute and Northeastern University, achieving her undergraduate degree in Biology and Education in 1982. She completed a Master's degree in Public Administration and Development from the University of Birmingham in the UK in 2011.
Lovitta has taught at St. George Secondary, Whitney Institute, CedarBridge Academy, the Community School and the Prison Farm. She was a Biology teacher at The Berkeley Institute when elected as a Member of Parliament in 2007.
She was a key force behind the building of the Lamb-Foggo Urgent Care Centre at Southside. She served on the St. George Parish Council as Chairman of the Scholarship Sub-Committee and as Treasurer, and as Deputy Chair of both CedarBridge Academy and the Education Appeals Board. She sat on the Child Care Placement Board and the National Training Board, and was the Chairman of the Public Service Vehicles Licensing Board. She has served on the Joint Select Committees for Education and Guns and Violent Crimes.
Lovitta was the first female Chief Whip in the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association group of the Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic Region.
Lovitta currently serves as the Minister of Community Affairs.