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SAIS Alumnus Jordan Valdez '10 Listed on the "40 Under 40" List of Latinos in American Politics

Congratulations to Jordan Valdes '10 who was recently named on the "40 Under 40" list of Latinos in American Politics. "Jordan was an appointee in the Obama Administration for two years, working on issues pertaining to small business, trade, and exports. She supported the President's National Export Initiative and was her agency's representative before the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Transpacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreements, ensuring the small businesses could benefit from free trade with Asia and Europe. She recently left the Administration to join the international team at Podesta Group, a top K Street firm in Washington. Jordan received her political preparation while serving on the Court of the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, where she and a team of advisors launched the first foundation in the Arab Gilf to focus on poverty alleviation and sustainable development."


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Date and Time
November 6, 2014

Campus
Washington, D.C.