Kalissa Holdcraft '13


Major: Politics
Hometown: Crete, NE

My fellowship experience:

Throughout my internship, I learned much more than I thought I would. Not only did I learn more about the US Conference of Mayors than I thought possible, I also gained some insight into how I react in situations that push me out of my comfort zone.

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View Kalissa's Cornell Fellows Showcase presentation here.

Kalissa Holdcraft '13

Fellowship Overview

Fellowship Name
Keyes Fellow in Urban Policy Development

U.S. Conference of Mayors
Washington, DC

Aims of the Fellowship
To gain insight into how policy is formed at the local, state, and federal level. Viewing initiatives that begin with mayors is a unique perspective because they are the closest political entities to their constituents.

Faculty Sponsor
David Yamanishi, Politics