Manager of Operations and Administration
Ambreen Hernandez is a graduate of Rutgers University in New Jersey and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior, as well as, Planning and Public Policy. Prior to joining MFI, Ambreen’s devotion to community advocacy was established in her native city of Newark in NJ, then in Houston, Texas. Her professional experiences gave her a deep appreciation for how organizations can work to improve the quality of life for the communities they serve through innovative community-centric programming and strategic partnerships. During her career in community and economic development in Newark, she played a key role in marketing, fundraising, events, operations, and community outreach efforts. Her professional development continued with a nonprofit organization that is a leader in national education training and development helping to close the achievement gap for low-income communities. Most recently, she served as the Director of Operations for the CAIR-Houston chapter of the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights organization in which she oversaw the organization’s strategic planning, program management, and community advocacy efforts. Today, she proudly serves as Movement Forward Inc’s, Partnerships and Outreach Coordinator and resides in Atlanta, GA.