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Maria Guillen

Maria Guillen

Program Director

Upward Bound Programs

Maria Gabriela Guillen Ramirez is the Director of the ORS Upward Bound Programs.   Originally from Apaseo El Alto Guanajuato, Mexico, Maria earned a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Management with a Double Minor in Spanish and Business from Tarleton State University in 2018.

Maria is passionate about the work she does for our students and works every day to improve their chances of success. Maria was a first-generation, low-income individual who migrated with her parents to the United States at age 11. Growing up in a foreign culture, Maria saw the value of education firsthand and participated in the ORS Upward Bound program throughout high school. She now helps lead ORS in helping hundreds of high school students every year.



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Cleburne, TX 76033


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