Ana Rosa Martinez was born in Zamora, Michoacán, Mexico and at the age of seven emigrated to Northern California where she lived most of her life until her recent relocation to Phoenix, Arizona. Ana Rosa obtained a B.A in Psychology and a B.S. in Human Development from the University of California Davis in 2011. In 2016, Ana Rosa obtained a Masters in Social Work with an emphasis in Children Youth and Families from California State University East Bay. Her professional experience has primarily been as a social worker serving families involved with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) in California’s Bay Area. She has experience working with undocumented families and minors, victims of trafficking, and survivors of domestic violence. As a former immigrant, Ana Rosa is excited to be joining the Florence Project to provide advocacy for a population dear to her heart. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, binge watching shows, and spending quality time with family and friends.
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