Ana M. Rivera
Field Associate, Share Our Strength
Ana M. Rivera participated in the Spring 2019 M4S cohort in Washington, DC. Ana currently works at Share Our Strength in Washington, D.C as a Field Associate supporting the implementation and execution of Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign in cities and states across the country. Ana has a background within community development and has dedicated her career to issues related to poverty, inequality, food nutrition, and leadership development. She has served in a variety of roles including program coordinator at the Salvation Army providing services to low income families; Team Leader at AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) where she supervised and motivated a team of 12 young adults across several different community service projects; and most recently she worked at Chemonics International as an Operations Associate where Ana was an integral part in providing administrative support to a corporate initiative in rolling out an Enterprise Resource Planning system across 90 field offices. Ana graduated from American University with a Masters degree in International Development with a concentration in community development and has a Bachelors degree in Family and Child Studies with a concentration in Family Services. A fun fact about Ana: she is part of a dance group called Corazon Folklorico where she dances Mexican folk dance or “baile folklorico”.