Ana Ayala de Barbosa
Ana Y. Ayala de Barbosa joined the State Department in January 2010 with Civil Service positions in the Office of Children’s Issues, the Office of Student Programs, the Office of Regional Strategy and Training, and the Office of American Spaces. She began her Foreign Service career in 2019 with her first assignment in Pretoria, South Africa, and is currently based in Riga, Latvia. Ana has an M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University, and B.A. degrees in Japanese, East Asian Studies, and International Studies from the Penn State. She speaks Spanish, Portuguese, and conversational Russian, French, and Japanese. Ana has a certificate in Social Media Management from Georgetown University and is a certified Mediator.
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