Victory Congressional Internship Alumni

Since 2011, the Victory Congressional Internship has brought outstanding LGBTQ undergrads to Washington, DC, for an internship on Capitol Hill.

Spring 2021

Devin Green
Rep. Sharice Davids

Han Le
Center for American Progress

Isabel Karohl
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Janise Waites
Rep. Barbara Lee

Summer 2020

Interns were invited to complete internship placements in the Summer of 2021 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Aaron Aranza
Rep. Mondaire Jones

Oseremhen (Ose) Arheghan

Emily Bourgeois

Alicia Buenaventura
Rep. Gwen Moore

Leilani Fletcher
Rep. Ritchie Torres 

Argenis Herrera

Isaac James
Rep. Sean Maloney

Joel Medina
Rep. Kathy Castor

Logan Melo
Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus

Andrea Miranda Duarte

Yesenia Ruano
Rep. Sharice Davids

Zoe Walker
Rep. Chris Pappas

Fall 2020

Natalie Adams-Menendez
House Democratic Caucus

Katerina Marroquin
Sen. Tammy Baldwin

Nathan Terrell
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto

Matthew Zheng
Rep. Adam Schiff

Summer 2019

Elí Alejo
Rep. Sharice Davids

Alicia Cantrell
Rep. Angie Craig

Jahad Carter
Rep. Chris Pappas

Alexis Grady
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Leanne Ho
Sen. Dianne Feinstein

Janiah Miller
Transportation, HUD and Related Agencies subcommittee of the House Committee on Appropriations

Kylie Murdock
Rep. Barbara Lee

Brett Ries
Sen. Tammy Baldwin

Benjamin Schuster
Sen. Doug Jones

Gus Stephens
Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Marissa Wu
Rep. Mark Takano

Summer 2018

Vanessa Alva Corral
Rep. Jimmy Gomez

Lena Dreves
Rep. Joe Crowley

Donna Gary
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries

Elias Hakim
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney

Jack Hoda
Rep. Mark Takano

Juan Martinez Guevara
Sen. Tammy Baldwin

Sydney Mudd
Rep. Linda Sanchez

Genevieve Onyiuke-Kennedy
Rep. Gwen Moore

John Priddy
Sen. Doug Jones

Michaé De La Cuadra
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto

José “Che Che” Turrubiartez
Sen. Robert Menendez

Kevin Wei
Leader Nancy Pelosi

Summer 2017

Duncan Bartok
Rep. Mark Takano

Pieter Brower
Senate HELP Committee

Alicia Cannon
Rep. Alan Lowenthal

Sean DeBlasio
Sen. Dianne Feinstein

Sitara Herur-Halbert
House Democratic Caucus

Brii Howard
Rep. Joe Crowley

Victory Klafter
Sen. Tammy Baldwin

Ken Nakazawa
Rep. Al Green

Paula Quezada
Rep. Raul Grijalva

Gio Santiago
Rep. Ruben Gallego

Matthew Smith
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney

Ashley Weber
Rep. Gwen Moore

Summer 2016

Carina Arellano
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney

Tayler Butler
Sen. Tammy Baldwin

Joshua Farris
Rep. Raul Grijalva

Charlotte Gliserman
Rep. Alan Lowenthal

Brandon Studler
Sen. Patty Murray

Michael Woodson
Rep. Ruben Gallego

Monroe Yeung
Rep. Mike Honda

Sam Yu
Rep. Mark Pocan

Summer 2015

Cat Cojocaru
Senate Democratic Diversity Initiative

Mateo de la Torre
Rep. Alan Lowenthal

Samantha Hubbard
Rep. Norma Torres

Jasper Katz
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Yanelis Martinez
Rep. Raul Grijalva

Morgan McLaughlin
Rep. Lois Frankel

Aydan Tang
Sen. Patty Murray

Von Dickens Ulsa
Sen. Mazie Hirono

Spring 2014

Jonathan Lee
Sen. Tammy Baldwin

Jacquelyn Oesterblad
Rep. Raul Grijalva

Daye Pope
Sen. Tom Harkin

Kristopher Sharp
Sen. Patty Murray

Summer 2014

Levi Bohanan
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney

Lydia Brown
House Financial Services Committee

Vanessa Fierro
Rep. Raul Grijalva

Elliott Kozuch
Rep. Sanford Bishop

Emmanuel Laboy
Sen. Robert Menendez

Caitlin Lowell
Rep. Mike Michaud

Zoey Peach
Rep. Dan Kildee

Nowmee Shebab
Rep. David Cicilline

Fall 2014

Romeo Jackson
Rep. Gwen Moore

Sarah Jackson
Rep. Alan Lowenthal

James Macdonald
Rep. Richard Hanna

Alicia Zamora
Rep. Kyrsten Sinema

Spring 2013

Daniel Crotty
Senate HELP Committee

Lauren Dow
Rep. Mark Pocan

Mykell Hatcher-McLarin
Rep. Mike Honda

Ben Panico
Rep. Dan Kildee

Kenneth Stromdahl
Rep. Mike Quigley

Summer 2013

Ashley Burnside
Rep. Dan Kildee

Grianne Griffiths
Rep. Kyrsten Sinema

Harvey Luna
Sen. Mark Kirk

Denzel McCampbell
Rep. Gary Peters

Andrew Sun
Rep. Patrick Murphy

Shelby Wiltz
Rep. Gwen Moore

Peyton Wu
Sen. Tammy Baldwin

Fall 2013

Abigail Carpenter-Winch
Sen. Tammy Baldwin

Yesenia Chavez
Rep. Raul Grijalva

Michael Riordan
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney

Daqavise Winston
Rep. Mark Takano

Spring 2012

King Chan
Rep. Tammy Baldwin

Jarod Keith
Leader Nancy Pelosi

Torsten Knabe
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Heather Sharper
Rep. Ted Deutch 

Summer 2012

Geoff Corey
Rep. Gwen Moore

Ash Hall
Leader Nancy Pelosi

Zenen Jaimes
Sen. Robert Menendez

Sasanka Jinadasa
Rep. Mike Honda

H Kapp-Klote
Rep. Tammy Baldwin

Lauren Mitten
House Committee on Appropriations

Evan Ross
Rep. Richard Hanna

Chris Womack
Rep. Jared Polis

Fall 2012

Christopher Frost
Rep. Keith Ellison

Ladimir Geake
Senate HELP Committee

Moya Mapps
Rep. Mike Honda

Emily S. Ryan
Sen. Jeff Merkley

Summer 2011

Pat Adams
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Eliot Blackburn
Rep. Tammy Baldwin

Elizabeth Duthinh
Rep. David Cicilline

Jae Henderson
Rep. John Lewis

Katherine Miller
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Mitchell Rivard
Leader Nancy Pelosi