Ana Isabel García Reyes was born in La Romana, Dominican Republic and raised in New York City. As a result of her very limited language proficiency in English when she came to the United States, she confronted challenges which motivated her to learn and eventually graduated with honors from Louis D. Brandeis High School in Manhattan.
She then received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the City College of the City University of New York (CUNY) in 1979, and her Master of Science degree in Bilingual Education from the same institution in 1989. García Reyes lives in New York City and has been involved in community service for more than three decades. Youngest of her siblings of 3 sisters and one brother and the first in her family who graduated from college. García Reyes is a widow and her only daughter, Natil L. Reyes, also completed her graduate studies at CUNY.
García Reyes has over 35 years of experience in higher education, including extensive work in program management and special programs, fundraising and development efforts, and evaluating and training personnel.
García Reyes started her career as a counselor for Aspira of New York, Inc. from 1991 to 1996. She later served as supervisor and then Director of the Student Support Services Program (SSSP) at the City College of New York. Read More
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The Dominican Intellectual Legacy Gala on December 6th, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the magnificent Great Hall of the City College of New York on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute.
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