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Day 3

November 14, 2017

Day Three of the 2017 Young Leaders Program truly embraced Spanish politics and culture. Beginning with a tour of the beautiful Royal Theatre of Spain and a little operetta, the group next visited the U.S. Embassy in Madrid. Speaking directly to the implementers of American policy in Spain, the group learned about life as a Foreign Service Officer and policy nuances. For lunch, Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations Borja Lasheras discussed the intersections of the critical relationship between Spain, the States, and the European Union. Next, a fascinating discussion took place at the international law firm of URÍA & MENENDEZ where the group discussed Spanish law and the role of women in the Spanish legal profession. The evening concluded with traditional Spanish tapas and flamenco dancing. Olé!

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