Elena Madrid

Program Specialist
Texas Workforce Commission

Elena Madrid has over ten years experience in the area of education and has served as an assistant director for Student Leadership and Campus Life at El Paso Community College; recruiter for El Paso Community College; a literacy coordinator for Ysleta del Sur Pueblo in El Paso, Texas and currently serves as a program specialist with the department of Adult Education and Literacy at the Texas Workforce Commission in Austin, Texas. She contributed to the development and facilitation of the first annual
El Paso Community College Student Leadership Conference and regularly takes the opportunity to speak to groups on the topics of empowerment, education, and success strategies.

Ms. Madrid holds a Bachelor degree in Journalism from New Mexico State University, and a Master degree in Leadership studies from the University of Texas at El Paso. Her experience as a first generation college student drives her to level the playing field by making technology, information and resources accessible so that others can increase their opportunity for success.

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