1996-97 Graduate Public Policy Fellow
As the daughter of immigrant parents who came to America for a better life, Alejandra Ceja’s passion for education inspired a journey that led her to The White House.
Hometown: Huntington Park, California
Current City: Washington, D.C.
CHCI Placement 1: National Council of La Raza
CHCI Placement 2: The Office of Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard
Education: Mount St. Mary’s College; City University of New York - Baruch College
- White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics - Executive Director
- U.S. Department of Education - Chief of Staff for Martha Kanter
- House Committee on Education and Labor - Senior Budget and Appropriations Advisor
- White House Office of Management and Budget - Program Examiner
Community Service & Volunteer Activities: CHCI Alumni Association (President 2006-2010); Presidential Management Fellows Program; National Hispana Leadership Institute; National Urban Fellows Program
“CHCI’s Alumni Association has grown in numbers and influence. I continue to access the network for professional development as well as use it to identify Latino candidates for employment opportunities.”