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BCFES Staff Feature | April 2023

It takes a whole community of us here at BCFES to help ensure access, retention, and graduation of all students with a lived experience in foster care. To show our appreciation, we are featuring fellow staff members to share a little bit of their world and the passion they have for the students we serve.

Ashley Garcia

Outreach & Recruitment Coordinator at F.A.T.E. Center at TAMUSA

Could you share a little about yourself?

My name is Ashley Garcia and I am the outreach and recruitment coordinator for the F.A.T.E. Center at Texas A&M San Antonio. I am a former foster youth that aged out of care. I have my bachelor’s degree in business, and I’m finishing up my master’s degree in business this semester.

Could you tell us more about the F.A.T.E. Center?

A: F.A.T.E. stands for Fostering Assistance, Transitions, and Education, and we’re currently located in Modular C - Room 158 on th