Initiative Staff

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics is led by a dynamic team of individuals who have extensive experience in government service and the private sector.

Andrea Ramirez, Interim Executive Director

Emmanuel Caudillo, Senior Advisor

2019 Summer Interns

Lorena Aceves, Penn State University

Paola Gonzalez, Wellesley College

Julia Santiago, University of Idaho

Juan Quinonez Zepeda, Dartmouth College

Emily Aguilar, University of California, Irvine

2018-2019 Virtual Interns

Lourdes Bustos, University of Illinois at Chicago

Christian Suero, George Mason University

The Initiative staff grows with the addition of detailees, fellows and interns playing critical role in the administration of the Initiative’s programs, projects and key activities.