Dream Success Center Staff

Gaby D. EncinasGaby D. Encinas, M.A., Coordinator, Dream Success Center
M.A. in Education: Educational Leadership and Administration


Gaby was the first in her family to attend college.  She graduated from Fresno State and received her Bachelors in Chemistry and Masters in Educational Leadership.  Gaby was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. As a first generation college students she knows first-hand what our students go through and has used her experiences to help other students be successful at Fresno State. She is passionate about helping all Fresno State students and uses her networking and collaborative skills to partner with faculty, staff, and departments in providing services to our undocumented student population.  Her goal is to grow the Dream Success Center by providing much needed support, guidance, and advocacy to and for our undocumented students on campus.  She has previously worked at Fresno State under the College Assistance Migrant Program, the Jordan College Advising and Career Development Center, Health Careers Opportunity Program, and Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Program.  

Fun Fact: Gaby loves to read non-fiction books and loves going to the movies.  Her dream is to visit Europe especially France to continue practicing speaking French.

Favorite Quote: "He who wants to do good knocks at the gate: he who loves finds the door open." - Rabindranath Tagore