2019 ARHE/ARS/AAPG Conference Schedule
Paula Figueroa-Vega, MPA, The Ammon Foundation, Director of Scholarship Programs
Paula became the first Director of Scholarship Programs at the Ammon Foundation in January 2018. During her time, she has created the blueprints for the Ammon Recovery Scholars, the Recover Out-Loud Leadership Academy, and the Community Engagement Initiative. She also was instrumental in helping draft the Core Value Partnership Initiative. A native of New Jersey, with Puerto Rican roots, she has served as a counselor, mentor, advisor, and administrator tackling some of the most pressing issues of social justice in the community for over 20 years. Her experience has been primarily in non-profit organizations and higher education. Paula has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. Paula loves to write and has been journaling most of her life. She lives with her husband, two daughters, and near her sister and mother; they are the cornerstone of her life.