San Antonio: District 6 Councilwoman Travels to Washington to Participate in the HOPE Binational Fellowship

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SAN ANTONIO (April 20, 2022) – Councilwoman Melissa Cabello Havrda is in Washington DC this week to participate in the prestigious Hispanas Organized for Political Equality's (HOPE) Nonpartisan Binational Public Service Fellowship.

The HOPE Fellowship is an executive leadership program for outstanding Latina professionals who, through increased competence in national and global economic and security issues, are in a position to make urgent and long-lasting improvements in the lives of Latinas in the United States and all communities.

"It's an honor to join the outstanding 2022 HOPE Binational Fellowship cohort of Latinas from across the U.S and Mexico," said the Councilwoman. "This is a unique opportunity to learn from their knowledge and expertise, as well as to share the love for San Antonio and the experience and knowledge gained through living and working in this great city."

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The 2022 HOPE Binational Fellowship cohort includes top-tier industry C-Suite managers as well as nonprofit and elected leaders from across the country.

The fellowship's goals are to:
  • Immerse Fellows in the best research and analyses on critical national and global economic and security issues.
  • Create relationships between Fellows and national and international leaders who will serve as resources in their future endeavors, and
  • Strengthen Fellows' policy ideas, strategic thinking, and leadership style to maximize impact as a national and global leader.

"This is a special chance to represent San Antonio and to raise the city's profile as a center of global commerce and national security."

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