Maria Garcia

Book Babies Coordinator

Start Date: May 2021

Role at Book Harvest: Coordinates the Book Babies program and events.

Favorite Children’s Book Right Now: “Good Night, Gorilla” by Peggy Rathmann

Likes & Loves: Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her family. She enjoys watching movies all together with a good bowl of popcorn. She also enjoys reading romance books.

Where she studied: Psychology for management and communication. Mechanical Engineer 2001. Universidad de Carabobo, Valencia Venezuela Finance for non-financial executives. Workshop Customer Service by AGA-Gas, C.A Permits for Hazardous Work, Security Inspection System, Process control system

Experience: Book Babies mom from 2017-2021. Her main experience is as a participant in the program. As a program parent, she was able to see first-hand the benefits of Book Babies. She was also an official Book Babies Parent Partner at Book Harvest in 2018 and worked with the Book Babies RCT Project from March 2019 – March 2020. She worked with families of Group B and Group C in Durham and Winston Salem.

What she’s hopeful for: The future is created by the decisions we make in the present. Book Harvest and its programs give us the opportunity to Paint a beautiful multicolored future with children who will grow up with minds fed with knowledge and experiences that they will acquire through literature that will help them make the best decisions for themselves and around them. Our children are the best future we have.