Esther Alvarez emigrated to the United States from Cuba with her parents in 1969. She completed her elementary and secondary school education in Miami. Graduating from Miami Senior High School, in 1976, with a Certificate of Child Care.
In 1981, she started her career with the International Trade Transportation, handling customs formalities while working with different foreign corporations, and she remained there until May of 2020.
An opportunity was presented to her in September 2020 to become part of the Allison Academy staff as an administrative assistant. She seized the opportunity by letting go of her past and embracing the future.