Ana graduated from Saint Mary’s College of California in 2019 with a BA in Art History. While an undergraduate, Ana worked full-time as a Program Coordinator at various elementary school sites for an expanded learning program in the East Bay. In a span of over 14 years, Ana was a Recreation Specialist and Program Coordinator.
Ana led academic, garden, art and cultural enrichment activities for K-5 students. Ana’s experience working with students, parents, and school admin gave her the background experience in youth development and family engagement. Ana is driven to continue to work in education, this time working to provide academic services and resources to students in Oakland.
Ana’s role at the Ed Fund has transitioned from Project Coordination supporting the Oakland School Volunteers program and #OaklandUndivided to now filling the role of Development Associate. Ana also previously worked on the COVID-19 Rapid Relief Cash Assistance project. Ana is passionate about educational equity and environmental sustainability and is serving as the Chair of the Sustainability Committee at the Ed Fund.In her free time, Ana loves hiking, reading, crafting, and singing in the car.