One day after The Texas Tribune reported that the Texas Medical Association was a sponsor for the indoor convention that is expected to draw 6,000 people, the doctors' group announced it was calling on organizers to cancel.
Meena Venkataramanan is a senior at Harvard University and a summer reporting fellow at The Texas Tribune. Meena is a founder of the multimedia storytelling initiative Stories from the Border, participated in the Politico journalism institute and was a political fellow for ABC News. She has also worked for the Harvard Political Review, the Harvard Crimson and the Harvard Advocate, an art and literary magazine. Meena is fluent in Tamil and Spanish.