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GALEO
Alba L. Villarreal
Director of Communications
avillarreal@galeo.org

GALEO Celebrates The Largest Cohort to Ever Graduate ​Their Leadership Program

ATLANTA, GA — Last week, GALEO celebrated the largest Georgia State University cohort that has ever graduated from the GALEO Institute for Leadership program. The class had 42 students, adding to the total of 821 graduates from the GIL program.

The GSU cohort received workshops from experienced facilitators like Juliana Henao, Diana Vela, Leri Argueta, Dr. Christian Bello Escobar, and Jaime Rangel. Additionally, the students participated in canvassing opportunities with GALEO’s field team and they participated in a Capitol Tour provided by Larry Pellegrini.

The graduates were: Yaneri Abreu, Yovany Bartolome, Miguel Bibiano-Baltazar, Alexandra Bocanegra, Daena Brink, Nancy Criollo Urquilla, Eduardo Enrique Frausto, Christian Freites, Tanya Garcia, Keyla Gomez, Melvin Gonzalez-Deleon, Emely Herrera-Petatan, Brayan Maldonado, Jennifer Navarrete, Damariz Ortiz, Milagros Maria Parrilla, Felipe Plaza-Alvarez, Guillermo Ramirez-Sanchez, Alexandra N. Rey, Solanlly Rijo Lake, Eduardo Santos, Emma Sullivan, Bryan Torres-Quiroz, Daime Alvarez, Tania Arevalo, Isabella Brown, Paula Sofia Cardozo, Ariana Esmeralda Castro, Evelin Castro Lozano, Omar Dimas Biviano, Shirley Flores, Elizabeth Galvan Jerez, Breanna Hernandez, Irene Leon del Rello, Alejandra León, Arlette Munguia Benitez, Shirley Desiree Ortega, Isamar Peña, Ashley Ruiz Figureroa, Beatriz Salvioli, Emely Velez and Domingo Gonzalez.

“We are excited to celebrate this GSU cohort and their graduation! These talented Latinx leaders heard from Jason Cuevas, Vice-President of Georgia Power East Region, Rainer Pacheco, Graduate Assistant at LASSO, and Jerry Gonzalez, CEO of GALEO. I am excited to see how their bright future will create change for our communities in our state,” expressed Elizabeth Silva,  Program Manager for Leadership Development.

For pictures of the graduation, please visit: https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjzLgmq

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