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CHLI Welcomes its Fall 2012 Global Leaders Program Participants

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For Immediate Release Contact: Leo Velasquez
September, 7 2012(202) 347-8280

lvelasquez@chli.org


The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute Welcomes its Fall 2012 Global Leaders Program Participants

Washington, DCThe Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) proudly announces the CHLI Global Leaders Internship & Fellowship Program Fall class of 2012. This program provides an opportunity for exceptional university students from diverse backgrounds to live, work and study in our nation’s capital.

The CHLI Global Leaders Internship and Fellowship Program offers a dual-faceted program for academic credit and Congressional work experience for the rising generation of young American leaders. In addition, CHLI Interns collaborate with public policy experts and corporations that play an important role in both the domestic and global economy.

The CHLI Global Leaders Internship and Fellowship Program enables outstanding young Americans with a strong interest in the U.S. Hispanic community to expand their professional horizons and enhance their understanding of government and business by conducting policy and business oriented research and related professional activities in Washington, D.C. for an academic semester.

The four students selected for the Fall 2012 program, will spend fifteen weeks working closely with Congress and corporations, and will take classes on applied politics and political management with the Semester in Washington Program at The George Washington University.

The CHLI Global Leaders Internship and Fellowship Program brings students together from diverse backgrounds. The Fall 2012 participants have experience in areas such as health care, international affairs, applied research, and agriculture. "A variety of backgrounds in our students only accentuates the rich diversity of the Hispanic community, and provides a great opportunity for our future leaders to collaborate and expose themselves to different ideas,” expressed Mary Ann Gomez, CHLI Executive Director. CHLI proudly welcomes the following students:

Nahir Davila

University: Florida International University

Internship: Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-21)

 

Vivian Zamora

University: Brigham Young University

Internship: Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-13)

 

Eliza Ramirez

University: California State University at Fullerton

Internship: Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-18)

 

David Trujillo

University: Florida International University

Internship: Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28)

CHLI’s Board of Directors, Corporate Advisory Council Members, and its corporate sponsors are extremely proud of this group of students and are confident that they will provide a valuable service to their internship sites, and will have a deeper understanding of our political system when they complete their internship in Washington D.C. Once again, David, Eliza, Nahir, and Vivian welcome to CHLI and congratulations on your extraordinary achievement. You represent the best of the Hispanic community and CHLI is proud to recognize your achievements.

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About CHLI:

The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI), is a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-partisan organization, based in Washington, D.C. CHLI's vision is advancing the Hispanic community's diversity of thought. CHLI is the premier organization founded by Members of Congress to advance the Hispanic Community's Economic Progress with a focus on Social Responsibility and Global Competitiveness. www.chli.org


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