Ana Billingsley

Ana Billingsley

Assistant Director
Ana Billingsley

Ana is an Assistant Director overseeing the Government Performance Lab’s criminal justice portfolio, providing technical assistance to local governments pursuing reform projects on violence prevention, pre-trial release and cash bail policy, diversion, and alternative 911 emergency response. Ana previously served as the Director of Workforce Development at the New York City Department of Correction (NYCDOC), where she worked with non-profit and education stakeholders to create employment and reentry programming for young adults incarcerated on Rikers Island. Prior to working at NYCDOC, Ana worked as a research assistant at the Center for Court Innovation (CCI) where she conducted qualitative interviews with men involved in the justice system as part of a national evaluation of adult reentry courts and a community needs and impact assessment. Ana holds a BA in Africana Studies from the Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College and a Master in Public Affairs from Princeton University.