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2008 Capitol Hill Salute to the Fellows

WREI salutes

The Class of 2008

Congressional Fellows on Women & Public Policy


Rayburn House Office Building

June 17, 2008

Photos by Sylvia Johnson Photography


Alums of the WREI Fellowships join the Class of 2008 at the annual Capitol Hill salute.



Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott of Virginia poses with his 2008 WREI Fellow Carolyn Hughes.


2008 WREI Fellow Anh Phan with her boss, Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard of California

Rep. Roybal-Allard unites all of her WREI Fellows: Sara Harrier (2007),  Patricia Rojas (2001),

Anh Phan (2008), and Deb Jessup (2005).  Deb, a nurse-midwife, now works on the Congresswoman’s professional staff.


2008 Fellow Joanne Manrique with her boss, Rep. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut.


Rep. Carolyn Maloney (New York) with her 2008 WREI Fellow, Pammy O’Leary.

2008 WREI Fellow Jennifer Taylor poses between her mother, Erin Taylor,

and her boss, Rep. Lois Capps (California).


Christi Corbett (Class of 2004) introduces her son Eddie to Ruth Nadel of the Woman’s

National Democratic Club and the Older Women’s League.  There is a 94 year age difference between Eddie and Ruth.