Ana Herrera, a student in the UNCG Gerontology Program beginning August 2016, received a $1,000 scholarship from the Southeastern Association of Area Agencies on Aging on October 13, 2016.
Herrera graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a B.A. in Sociology and a minor in Gerontology in 2014. Since graduation, she has worked with older adults, focusing on the multicultural aspect of aging.
Ana is now pursuing a Masters in Gerontology along with a Nonprofit Management Certificate. She works at Senior Resources of Guilford as the coordinator of the Refugee Outreach Program. “My dream is to open a multicultural senior center, therefore I decided to go back to school and pursue a Master’s Degree.