Women Professionals in Government

Speaker Bio


Ana Yáñez-Correa, Ph.D is the Director of Community Engagement for Harris County Precinct One under the leadership of Commissioner Rodney Ellis.  She was previously the Executive Director of Texas Criminal Justice Coalition.

Ana Yáñez-Correa was born in Mexico and immigrated to the United States at the age of 10, where she worked as a domestic worker with her mother until she entered college. She has earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. She also holds a Ph.D. in Policy and Planning in Education Administration, focusing her dissertation on the school-to-prison pipeline.



February Speaker


Ana Yanez-Correa, Ph.D

Director

Community Engagement for Harris County Precinct One