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Interview

Duration: 5:43

Themes Discussed:

Acceptance Character Choices Community Courage Culture Doubt Education Experience Exploration Family Fear Focus Fulfillment Goals Honesty Inspiration Instincts Negativity Opportunity Passion Planning Pressure Pride Societal Pressures Struggle Success Support & Encouragement Values

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Alejandra Ceja

Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
US Dept of Education
Washington, DC

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