Ana Maria Melgarejo



Ana holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and a Master’s degree in Language, Literature, and Translation from the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. In addition, she is a certified kids' yoga instructor and a certified Mindfulness coach.


She has worked in the educational field for 11 years. Prior to joining the Fusion team, she dedicated 7 years to teaching at Southern Methodist University. Beyond her university teaching experience, Ana is also an entrepreneur who passionately runs a personal business focused on teaching mindfulness and social-emotional tools to children. Her commitment extends to working with children with special needs and those from minority backgrounds, all within the context of dual language instruction.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Loves dancing Latin music
  • Has a 100 lb German Shepard named Hannibal
  • Grew up in Colombia