Belkys Peña was born in the Dominican Republic. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Maria Inmaculada in Santo Domingo. Moved to the United States with her family. She the attended Brooklyn College of The City University of New York. She has dedicated her life to community activism. She has worked hard in political campaigns. She prides herself with her success at electing several leaders to different elected office in Provide, Rhode Island. Currently, she volunteers in several non-profit, non partisan organizations in New England.