Meet Our Scholars


Honolulu, HI
Pitzer College

Past: Sought opportunities to expand her horizons over the past four years, including international travel and joining the LEDA staff for a summer
Present: Graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Economics
Future: Engaging with a broad range of communities in Salt Lake City through nonprofit and service work

Fast Facts

  • Admission Fellow and former Diversity Program Intern, Pitzer College Office of Admissions
  • Volunteer, Pitzer College Center for Asian Pacific American Students
  • Former President and Peer Mentor, Pitzer College Asian Pacific American Coalition
  • You should also know… Therese has lived in six different states (Hawaii, California, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Utah) and has studied abroad in Italy.

"The LEDA Community creates a space that supports, challenges, and empowers people to believe in themselves, become open to new perspectives, and remember that their voice matters. Through LEDA, I learned that a big part of serving a community is building safe spaces and investing in the people in them."

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