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MEET THE FELLOW: IZZY VERDERY

By January 17, 2019 No Comments
The Monument Team would not be complete if it was not for our awesome Fellows Program. Former fellows have gone on to work for the Administration, think tanks, Members of Congress, law firms, and more. Our fellows serve an important role as contributors to our work here in the government relations, communications, and public affairs space.

NAME: IZZY VERDERY
HOMETOWN: WASHINGTON, D.C.
COLLEGE: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, CLASS OF 2022
DEGREE PURSUING : BACHELOR OF ARTS GLOBAL LIBERAL STUDIES

 

What got you interested in politics?: Living in and around DC definitely sparked my interest in politics, as did recent events.

What is your favorite monument in DC?: The Lincoln Memorial is my favorite monument — the sunrise is beautiful sitting at the top of the steps!

What is your favorite quote?: It’s a tie between “If it is to be, it is up to me” and “Decisions are made by those who show up.”

If you could witness any historical event, what would you want to see?: At the risk of sounding like a nerd, the Constitutional Convention.

If you could check one thing off your bucket list what would it be?: Skydiving and/or paragliding