Venezuelan journalist Louisiana Perez Fernandez announced on Friday that Join the White House press team as the new Hispanic Media Director.
“Ten years ago, I left Venezuela in search of democracy and new opportunities. I started this week as the director of Hispanic media in the White HousePerez posted on his Twitter account.
“A privilege that I will not underestimate: to serve and preserve a true democracy”, he added.
Perez, who was born and raised in Caracas, To date, she has held the position of press secretary and spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Social Services. (HHS).
In the past, she was Deputy Director of Communications for Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniela Levine Cava. She was also deputy director of the press and head of the Spanish media for the Democratic Party of Florida. In 2020, she joined the Biden for President Florida campaign as deputy director of communications.
like UnivisionPerez became a U.S. citizen in August 2020 and first voted last NovemberThe election that brought Democratic leader Joe Biden to the White House.
Perez Fernandez is not the only Venezuelan recently appointed by the White House to work with the Biden administration. Earlier this month, the President of the United States suggested Former Venezuelan Congressman Leopoldo Martinez Nositi How to do Washington representative on the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Development Bank.
It’s a statement, The White House reported that MartinezVenezuelan-American lawyer, writer and social entrepreneur, Appointed US Executive Director of the Board of Directors of the Islamic Development Bank, a body led by Mauricio Claver Carone, The first American in this post.
Leopoldo Martinez Noset is a Venezuelan-American lawyer, writer and social entrepreneur. He is also a former congressman from Venezuela. He is founder of the Center for Democracy and Development in the Americas, editor of IQ Latino and director of LMN Consulting, LLC. Martinez is a member of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), a leader of the Hispanic caucus and a founding board member of the Latin Victory Project.
He served on the Commonwealth of Virginia Small Business Legislative Committee and is currently a member of the Visitors’ Council of the University of Mary Washington and the Sorensen Institute at the University of Virginia. He also served on the transition committee of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School (1989), Princeton University School of Public and International Affairs (96) and University of Miami School of Law (2007). He has worked with large international legal and accounting firms and has extensive experience advising Fortune 500 companies, private equity funds, multinational corporations, international corporations and non-profit organizations.
(With information from EFE)