Ana Archibald joined Thrive Scholars in May of 2016 as the Director of Programs. Prior to joining, Ana was Manager of Community-Based Mentoring at Big Sister Association of Greater Boston, where she was responsible for overseeing all programmatic and clinical functions of the Match Support team, serving more than 1,400 mentoring relationships annually. Ana has significant experience working with youth and young adults, having previously held positions at The DREAM Program and at the Office of Prevention and Education at Northeastern University. Ana holds a B.A. in Sociology and a Master in Social Work from Boston College, and is a native speaker of Portuguese.