Meet the Fall 2017 Global Leaders
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
University: The University of Texas at Austin
Major: Government and Minor in Sociology
Graduation Year: May 2017
Stefan Guerrero is a 2017 graduate from the University of Texas at Austin (UT) with a Bachelor of Arts in Government. He will attend the University of Houston Law Center in the Fall of 2018, where he hopes to pursue both a Juris Doctor and Master of Public Policy. While attending UT, he worked as a research assistant studying Mexican-American families and the development of children who must translate for non-English fluent, Spanish speaking parents. His experiences with this study deepened his interest in using research and public policy to help his community. He is excited to gain skills and knowledge in public policy from both the public and private sector, and hopes this will give him an edge back in Texas.
Hometown: Homestead, Florida
University: Florida International University
Major: Political Science and English
Graduation Year: December 2018
Jordan was born and raised in Homestead, Florida, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude from the International Baccalaureate Program at South Dade Senior High School. Now attending Florida International University, Jordan is double majoring in Political Science and English while also working towards a pre-law certificate. She hopes to continue on to the University of Miami Law School and become a medical malpractice attorney. Now in DC, Jordan wants to experience the political world of The Hill in Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's office to gain as much knowledge about how policy can affect the corporate realm, where she hopes to work after graduation.
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
University: University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Major: Therapeutic Recreation and Minor in Psychology
Graduation Year: December 2017
Sophia Rubio is a recent graduate from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she received her Bachelors of Science in Recreation Sports Management with a concentration in Therapeutic Recreation and a minor in Psychology. With eight years of experience in the disabled community, Sophia has a strong background in advocating for others. She looks forward to gaining exposure to the various capacities in which policy is written and influenced, and hopes to strengthen her work at the policy level.
Hometown: Miami, Florida
University: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduation Year: May 2018
Born in Havana, Cuba, Daniel moved to the United States at a young age with his parents and was raised in Miami. He is currently attending The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and is expected to graduate in May 2018. He is excited to experience both sides of government affairs as he will be interning in Congress and in the lobbying sector. He also looks forward to meeting and connecting with Hispanic leaders in the nation's capital since he is considering a career in government affairs after he graduates.
GLOBAL LEADERS INTERNSHIP & FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
A 15 week internship program working in Congressional and corporate offices in Washington D.C.
Students will work on project-based programs that provide hands-on experience and also strengthen their understanding of public policy and will also earn academic credit hours from the George Washington University.
The program takes place in the spring and in the fall semester of each year.
HOW IT WORKS
Congressional Office Placement
Corporate Office Placement
Congressional and corporate experience
Exposure to policy from many different lenses.
Covers housing, round trip airfare, and a living/travel stipend.
Currently enrolled Junior or Senior, or be within one calendar year of their undergrad graduation date.
Must reside within the continental U.S., including HI, AK, & PR.