Gabriela Escalante

Family Nutrition Program Assistant

Gabriela is the  new Fairfax County Adult Family Nutrition Program Assistant (EFNEP).  Gabriela will be working mostly with spanish speaking populations to teach limited-resource families how to make healthier food choices and become better managers of available food resources for optimal health and growth.

Gabriela has a Business Administration Associate’s Degree, and English as Second Language certificate from Northern Virginia Community College. She is originally from Bolivia (South America) and has lived in the United States for  the last 15 years.

Gabriela has experience working for Fairfax County Health Department for the last five years.  She has done community outreach for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, and served in various positions such as vital records assistant, administrative assistant and school health aide.