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CHCI Graduate Fellows 2015-2016

Alejandra Montoya-Boyer

Alejandra Montoya-Boyer

CHCI Secondary Education Graduate Fellow
Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Schools/Degrees: M.A. Teaching in Bilingual Education. Universidad de Alcalá, Instituto Franklin; M.A. Instructional Technology and Media, Columbia University
Placement 1: Office of Rep. Ben Ray Luján
Placement 2: Center for American Progress
Amber Seira

Amber Seira

CHCI-Motorola STEM Graduate Fellow
Hometown: Santa Rosa, California
School: Indiana University
Degree: M.P.A. Information Systems and Non-Profit Management
Placement 1: Office of Rep. Cedric Richmond
Placement 2: U.S. Small Business Administration
Arnold López

Arnold López

CHCI-Wells Fargo Housing Graduate Fellow
Hometown: Lennox, California
School: University of California, Los Angeles
Degree: M.A. Urban & Regional Planning
Placement 1: U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget
Placement 2: Federal Liaison, City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
Elisa Morales

Elisa Morales

CHCI-PepsiCo Foundation Nutritional Health Graduate Fellow
Hometown: El Paso, Texas
School: Texas A&M University – San Antonio Degree: M.B.A.
Placement 1: Office of Rep. Beto O’Rourke
Placement 2: U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
Gabriela Sosa

Gabriela Sosa

CHCI-API Energy Graduate Fellow
Hometown: Brownsville, Texas
School: Texas A&M University
Degrees: Ph.D. Candidate in Ecosystem Science and Management, M.S. Rangeland Ecology and Management
Placement 1: U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources
Placement 2: American Petroleum Institute
Heydi Correa-Encarnación

Heydi Correa-Encarnación

CHCI-DaVita Health Graduate Fellow
Hometown: Bloomington, Indiana
School: Indiana University
Degrees: M.P.H. Behavioral, Social and Community Health
Placement 1: Office of Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham
Placement 2: American Public Health Association
Mateus Baptista

Mateus Baptista

CHCI-McDonald’s Higher Education Graduate Fellow
Hometown: Newark, New Jersey
School: Brown University
Degree: M.A. Urban Education Policy
Placement: Office of Sen. Tammy Baldwin
Randy Abreu

Randy Abreu

CHCI-PepsiCo Foundation Law Graduate Fellow
Hometown: Bronx, New York
School: Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Degree: Juris Doctor
Placement 1: U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary
Placement 2: Cybersecurity and Communications Reliability Division, Federal Communications Commission
Sara Agate

Sara Agate

CHCI-PepsiCo Foundation Preventative Health Graduate Fellow
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
School: University of Illinois at Chicago
Degree: M.P.H. Health Policy and Administration
Placement: Office of Rep. Xavier Becerra
Sara Garcia

Sara Garcia

CHCI Higher Education Graduate Fellow
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
School: University of Texas at San Antonio
Degree: M.S. Experimental Psychology
Placement: U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Labor, Education, and Pensions