Teandra Ramos-Hardy is the Director of Medical Engagement for Reach Out and Read Carolinas. She attended California State University – Stanislaus where she received a Master’s in Social Work, and the University of North Carolina – Greensboro where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Ramos-Hardy is originally from Trenton, New Jersey and currently resides with her husband and two sons, ages 12 and 5, in eastern North Carolina. She has worked in many areas of healthcare including behavioral, medical, and dental. She has also worked in non-profit, education and social service. In 2015, after ten years in healthcare management, Ramos-Hardy transitioned back into non-profit and started her career with Reach Out and Read Carolinas.