Meet Our Scholars

Get to know some of the extraordinary members of the LEDA Scholar Community
“The best thing I learned during this pandemic is that LEDA doesn't expire. It’s ‘LEDA 4 LIFE.’”
Chris, University of Richmond
“LEDA showed me that diversity itself is valuable...and I learned that leaders make better decisions when they draw on multiple perspectives and unique experiences.”
Lukasz, Harvard University
“Through LEDA, I learned that a big part of serving a community is building safe spaces and investing in the people in them.”
Therese, Pitzer College
“A sense of and desire for community is essential for leadership.”
Charlie, Brown University
“LEDA was incredibly helpful in shaping a more expansive understanding of myself and what I was capable of.”
Deborah, Vanderbilt University
“My potential to succeed is immeasurable. All I need are the tools to prosper.”
Viviana, Yale University
“LEDA means being part of a community comprised of some of the most brilliant minds of our generation – all of whom deserve to live visibly.”
Bryan, Brown University
“I refuse to let the way I grew up define me or what I can do with my life. I know where I am going and I know what it is going to take to get there.”
Kiana, Barnard College
“It all started for me when [LEDA] gave me permission to think differently.”
Cody, Dartmouth College
“I have become more dedicated to acting upon, rather than simply witnessing, the suffering of others.”
Christian, Harvard University
“To get the knowledge, the opportunities, and the future that I want, I would do almost anything.”
Anisha, ASU Barrett, The Honors College

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