Andrea is the Executive Director of The Martinez Street Women’s Center in San Antonio, Texas. She has a Master’s in Public Administration and a National Certification in Nonprofit Management, as well as a B.A. in Mexican American Studies, with a concentration in Literature from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Her love of community has led her to participate in activist work both locally and with national groups. She is the former Chair of CAUSA, a coalition of LGBT organizations working toward full equality in San Antonio, and currently sits on the Steering Committee for Excel Beyond the Bell, a city-wide Network of Out-of-School-Time Programs, and is the MSWC representative for the Media Action Grassroots Network Southwest Region.