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Hispa Role Model Presentation

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Hispa Role Model Presentation

  1. 1. HISPA Role Model PresentationBy Andrea Velasco, MPA
  2. 2. Two Truths and a Lie• I am married• I was born in Mexico• I am the only one in my family to graduate college
  3. 3. Mi Familia/My Family
  4. 4. Elementary – High School Whittier, CA
  5. 5. Girls Club Vice President Water-polo #13Student Government Secretary Class of 2002
  6. 6. University of California, San Diego 2002 – 2006 Received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science
  7. 7. Washington, DC 2006 - 2010
  8. 8. Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Developing the Next Generation of Latino Leaders United States Capitol BuildingU.S. Vice President Joseph Biden
  9. 9. CHCI and Ready to Lead (R2L) R2L Mission: Motivate, Educate, and Empower Latino students to graduate from high school and better prepare for college success.R2L Program Cities:- Los Angeles, CA- Chicago, IL- Dallas, TX- Miami, FL- New York, NY- Phoenix, AZ- San Antonio, TX- Washington, DC CHCI President Esther Aguilera, R2L Spokesperson Wilmer Valderrama, and myself
  10. 10. NY/NJ
  11. 11. National Urban Fellows (NUF) 2010 - 2011 Received my Master’s in Public Administration (MPA)from the School of Public Affairs at Bernard Baruch College
  12. 12. To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but alsodream; not only plan, but also believe. By Anatole FranceThe only place where success comes before work is in thedictionary. By Vidal Sassoon and Donald Kendall
  13. 13. Thank you! Questions

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