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January 11, 2012: Washington DC Alumni Reception in conjunction with Federal Policy Institute Program

  • The University Club, 1135 Sixteenth Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036
  • 1/11/2012, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

January 11, 2012 – Washington DC Alumni Reception in conjunction with Federal Policy Institute program featuring Keynote Speaker Gabriella Gomez (DOE Assistant Secretary for Legislation and Congressional Affairs), TC President Susan Fuhrman and Professor Sharon Lynn Kagan.
Join fellow DC alumni, as well as current TC policy students for this annual event. A networking reception for alumni and TC students will follow. For more on our keynote, see below.

Hosted By: TC Office of Alumni Relations
Location: The University Club, 1135 Sixteenth Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036

Pre-registration is closed; however, walk-in registrations are welcome. Join us!

Business attire is required and Valet Parking is available at the Club on a first-come,
first-serve basis and is charged hourly. There are many parking garages in the area that
accept cars at an hourly rate should valet be full. Street parking is available at metered spots.






In this role, Gomez advises the secretary of education on education and other legislative matters pending before Congress and serves as the Department's liaison in responding to Congressional requests.   

Previously,  Gomez served as the lead policy adviser on higher education policy and issues related to innovation on the Committee on Education and Labor. She  served as lead negotiator  on higher education legislation, including helping to successfully pass the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the College Cost Reduction and Access Act, the Ensuring Continued Access to Student Loans Act, and the America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science Act.

Gomez served as an officer of the alumni association of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, a program aimed at bringing talented Hispanic leaders to work in Washington, D.C., and from which she had received a fellowship.

For a full bio on our keynote speaker, visit www.Ed.gov.




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