As the senior manager of integration programs for the National Immigration Forum, Ana Negoescu focuses on expanding English initiatives within the New American Workforce program, which engages with businesses and local governments to bring combined citizenship services and English instruction to the workplace. Since joining the Forum, she has managed Skills and Opportunity for the New American Workforce, a unique, industry-contextualized English-language learning program for frontline limited-English-proficient workers across the country.
Before joining the Forum in 2015, Ana led the citizenship and civic engagement program at the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) and served in various regional and national immigration advocacy networks and coalitions. She authored several reports on language access, citizenship and services for newcomer immigrant youth in the District of Columbia. She was honored with the Ejemplo a seguir award by Radio Romantica and Univision Washington for her leadership in the Washington, D.C., immigrant community.
Originally from Bucharest, Romania, she earned her master’s in Public Policy from American University.