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Alex Wan, Karla Drenner chosen for Harvard leadership program

Atlanta City Council Member Alex Wan and Georgia State Rep. Karla Drenner are among just 14 LGBT leaders in the country to receive scholarships to attend the Senior Executives in State & Local Government professional development program at Harvard.

The Gay & Lesbian Leadership Institute announced on Wednesday the 2011 class of David Bohnett Gay & Lesbian Leadership Fellows, and Wan and Drenner made the cut.

Drenner (photo right) was Georgia’s first openly gay legislator, followed years later by Rep. Simone Bell and just last week, Rep. Rashad Taylor. Wan (left) is Atlanta’s first

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