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Ambar Calvillo-Rivero
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Ambar Calvillo-Rivero

Vice President of Campaigns, Voto Latino
Ambar is a native of El Paso, Texas and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at El Paso. She attended the University of New Mexico, earning a master’s degree in Educational Leadership. Prior to joining Voto Latino, she worked on local strategies that invest in the children of El Paso County and their families, as the Director of Community Impact for the United Way of El Paso County. Before moving to El Paso, TX, she served as the Director of Community Engagement and Strategic Partnerships at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in D.C., where she oversaw the constituency mobilization, national outreach, and engagement in support of Democratic state and local elections. Before that, she worked on health care education by maximizing the number of people that gained healthcare under the Affordable Care Act, as the National Director of Field and Partner Engagement for Enroll America. There she managed a multi-state field team and the national partner engagement program, which was focused on constituency engagement for LGBT, Latinx, African American, faith, women, and youth communities. Prior to her role at Enroll America, she worked to create access to health care for Latino communities at Planned Parenthood Federation of America.