Elena Ruiz is Rian’s new IAP Program Manager. Before Rian, she served as a New American Integration Program AmeriCorps member at Saint Mark Community Education Program, where she taught adult ESOL and citizenship classes. As a first-generation American with a background in TESOL, volunteer coordination, and curriculum development, in addition to a deeply rooted passion for immigrant advocacy, she is ready to apply her versatile skills to her new role. Elena holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Anthropology and Psychology from Union College. Elena lives in Jamaica Plain, MA. She likes to listen to music, cook, and hike in her freetime.
IAP and Citizenship Program Manager