Initiative Staff

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics is led by a dynamic team of individuals who have extensive experience in government service and the private sector.

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Interns play a critical role in the administration of the Initiative’s programs, projects and key activities. Interns for the Fall 2014 semester include:

  • Camila DeChalus, American University
  • Beatriz Garcia, University of California Riverside
  • Jose Gil (Pepe), University of San Francisco
  • Jennifer Lopez, American University
  • Joe Martinez, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Lucia Mendez (Lucy), American University
  • Stephanie L. Mendez (Phanie), University of Texas at Brownsville
  • Stephanie Vela (Steph), American University

Interns for the Summer 2014 semester included:

  • Diana Rojas, Oregon State University
  • Emily Rico, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Erica Cuevas, University of Texas – Austin
  • Gladys Rosario, University of California, Berkeley
  • Jesus Perez, University of Pennsylvania
  • John Garcia, Harvard University
  • Karla Robles, New York University
  • Sobeyda Gomez, University of Texas