Hispanic Heritage Spotlight

Hispanic Heritage Spotlight
October 4, 2019 No Comments » Hispanic Heritage Month, History, News, White House Rey Torres

The Republican National Hispanic Assembly is proud to present Dr. Andrea Reyes Ramirez as our National Hispanic Heritage featured spotlight.

Dr. Andrea R. Ramírez, EOP-WHO, a doctor in philosophy with a focus on organizational leadership, is the executive director of the Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives at the U.S. Department of Education. In this capacity, she leads the Department in its efforts and engagement with faith leaders and community-based organizations to further the Department’s mission of student-focused education.

From June 2015 to December 2017, Ramirez served as the executive director of the Faith and Education Coalition of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference. There, she oversaw key education initiatives nationwide that helped build a coalition of pastors, and church leaders focused on ensuring all children have access to high-quality education regardless of income, zip code, or race.

Ramirez’s writing has been featured in Christian Post and Christianity Today and on the websites The 74, Fox News.com, and Univision.com. She has also appeared on CBN News online. In addition, from October 2015 to December 2017, she hosted the “Raising the Standards” Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) Salsa weekly television program focused on the nexus of faith and education. She also served as a trustee for Dallas Baptist University and as an advisor for Christianity Today Women, Harvard University Graduate School of Education’s Leaders Institute for Faith and Education, and Rice University Religion and Public Life Program’s “Faith at Work” study.

Ramirez holds a doctorate in philosophy with a focus on organizational leadership from Regent University (Virginia) and was named the 2014 Outstanding Ph.D. for her cohort. She earned a bachelor’s in business administration and a Master of Business Administration from Dallas Baptist University (Texas). Her research has contributed to the educational curriculum related to drug and bullying prevention, along with leadership development. Ramirez lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and their two children.


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Rey Torres
Rey Torres Rey Torres was born and raised in the US Territory of Puerto Rico (hoping it becomes State 51) and moved later to New York, where he has lived for many years. He is a lifelong Conservative, a Healthcare Administrator, and a dedicated Bible Theology and Christian Education Instructor in New York for over thirty years. Rey is an apologist and author, publishing papers such as “Quantum God: The logical implications of Quantum Mechanics and the existence of God” a persuasive document using scientific reasoning to prove the existence of God. In addition, Rey is a professional musician, a recording artist, and a writer for many Christian artists as Yadira Coradín, Michael Rodriguez, Josue Sánchez, Angel Maldonado, and his wife, Mairén Medina-Torres. A former ordained minister, Rey and his wife Mairén are devoted Evangelical Christians, active with local community outreach events, international missions, and at their local congregation. If you enjoyed the article and would like to see more, become a member or donate to the RNHA today! The Republican National Hispanic Assembly is a not for profit organization. We are an independent media institution funded by small donors. We depend on you to continue to produce quality content.
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