Serving the CAIR-Houston Community
Director of Operations
Ambreen Hernandez serves as the Director of Operations at CAIR-Houston. Prior to joining CAIR, Hernandez’ strong sense of devotion for non profits was established in her native city of Newark in NJ. During her career in community and economic development in Newark, she played a key role in marketing, fundraising, events, operations and community outreach efforts. Hernandez also worked in the launch of key programs and initiatives geared towards community development initiatives supporting local entrepreneurs, enhancing small businesses and minority capacity and real estate development. Most recently, 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.
Her professional experiences gave her a deep appreciation for how nonprofits can work to improve the quality of life for the communities they serve through innovative programming and strategic partnerships. Today, she works to spread the message of achieving an inclusive democracy, promoting diversity, and empowerment for marginalized communities. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Policy, Institutions and Behavior, as well as, Planning and Public Policy (BS) from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.