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Day 2

November 13, 2017

The second day of the 2017 Young Leaders Program began with a fascinating discussion on the current state of Spanish Foreign Affairs with Ambassador Fidel Sendagorta. Ranging in topics from Catalonia to the Russian hacking, the group discussed the different geo-political problems facing the trans-Atlantic alliance. After, the group visited the Cervantes Institute for a discussion with Director Juan Manuel Bonet and a private tour of the Institute’s art collection. Next, the group enjoyed a meeting with Ambassador Manuel Lejarreta and participated in a Welcome Luncheon with the board of the Fundación Consejo España – EE. UU. The day ended with a discussion on Spanish journalism, and in particular the role of women, with leading journalists at El País Newspaper. What a day! 

Class of 2017

Congratulations to our 2017 class of Young Leaders

Ryan James Evans, DSPolitical

Ruben Gonzales, Victory Institute

Kemp Gouldin, Sakhr Software USA

Christina Grant, The School District of Philadelphia

Marisol León, California Department of Justice

Jasmine Mora Garcia, Airbnb

Roberto Martinez, Braven Agency

Jackie Puente, Comcast NBCUniversal Telemundo

Lisa Reijula, Metro Chicago Exports

Andrés Torres, Manhattan District Attorney’s Office