As the manager of integration programs for the National Immigration Forum, Ana Negoescu focuses on expanding English-language programs for the New American Workforce initiative, which works to bring combined citizenship services and English instruction to the workplace. She managed the launch of Skills and Opportunity for the New American Workforce, a unique, contextualized English-language learning program for retail workers in three major cities.
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 a report on the challenges and gaps in services for unaccompanied children in the D.C. metro area and served on the editorial team of a comprehensive report on the state of language access and the experiences of limited-English-proficient and non-English-proficient residents of D.C. since the passage of its 2004 Language Access Act. She was honored with the Ejemplo a seguir award by radio station Romantica 900 AM 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.