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Raj Salhotra - Executive Director at Momentum Education

October 14, 2020 Houston Law Review Season 2 Episode 7
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Raj Salhotra - Executive Director at Momentum Education
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Raj Salhotra - Executive Director at Momentum Education
Oct 14, 2020 Season 2 Episode 7
Houston Law Review

This week we speak with Raj Salhotra. Raj is the Executive Director of Momentum Education, a non-profit in Houston, Texas helping low-income and first-generation students achieve their higher education goals. Raj earned his bachelor’s at Rice University and his J.D. at Harvard Law School. Raj shared how he developed an early passion for education and policy and how his experience interning at the White House and working for Teach for America shaped his desire to give back to students in the Houston community. Raj had great advice for young professionals interested in politics, as well as encouragement for law students pursuing a non-traditional career path.


A special thanks to our sponsor, Gibson Dunn, a premier, full-service international law firm with nearly 1400 lawyers and 20 offices. Gibson Dunn recognizes that a law firm is, at its heart, a collection of individual attorneys, so they strive to hire the highest-quality law students and attorneys, professionally and personally, and grant them autonomy in shaping their own career path. Gibson Dunn attorneys bring a unique, diverse perspective to the Firm’s community and the Firm values a culture of respect and professionalism that promotes dialogue with room for all viewpoints. Visit www.gibsondunn.com to learn more about Gibson Dunn’s Summer Associate Program and hiring opportunities.

 

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Show Notes

This week we speak with Raj Salhotra. Raj is the Executive Director of Momentum Education, a non-profit in Houston, Texas helping low-income and first-generation students achieve their higher education goals. Raj earned his bachelor’s at Rice University and his J.D. at Harvard Law School. Raj shared how he developed an early passion for education and policy and how his experience interning at the White House and working for Teach for America shaped his desire to give back to students in the Houston community. Raj had great advice for young professionals interested in politics, as well as encouragement for law students pursuing a non-traditional career path.


A special thanks to our sponsor, Gibson Dunn, a premier, full-service international law firm with nearly 1400 lawyers and 20 offices. Gibson Dunn recognizes that a law firm is, at its heart, a collection of individual attorneys, so they strive to hire the highest-quality law students and attorneys, professionally and personally, and grant them autonomy in shaping their own career path. Gibson Dunn attorneys bring a unique, diverse perspective to the Firm’s community and the Firm values a culture of respect and professionalism that promotes dialogue with room for all viewpoints. Visit www.gibsondunn.com to learn more about Gibson Dunn’s Summer Associate Program and hiring opportunities.

 

For more on the Houston Law Review, please visit houstonlawreview.org

Twitter | @HoustonLRev

Instagram | @HoustonLRev

Facebook | @HoustonLRev

LinkedIn | The Houston Law Review