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Rockefeller Leadership Fellow: Annie Oppenheim '15

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This ongoing series introduces the Rockefeller Leadership Fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Rockefeller Leadership Fellows (RLF) program provides fellows with resources in leadership theories and practical skills. Selected their Junior Spring, these Seniors take part in the workshops, dinner discussions, and team-building exercises as they gain a better understanding of the qualities and responsibilities necessary for leaders and successful leadership styles. Throughout the program, fellows learn from the insight and experience of distinguished guests as well as from each other.

Annie Oppenheim '15 graduated from the Taft School, where she was elected class speaker, with numerous academic and athletic accolades. Prior to her time at Dartmouth, Oppenheim played on the varsity soccer and lacrosse teams throughout her years at Taft and captained both as a senior. She also played on the varsity ice-hockey team for her first two years of high school, but quit before her senior season to pursue her passion for long-distance running and has since completed four marathons. Oppenheim also served as a dorm prefect for both under and upper-class women and spent her summers working for various enrichment programs, helping her to realize her passion for education reform. At Dartmouth, Oppenheim plays on the women’s club soccer team and is the current Vox Crew Captain for the Dartmouth Outing Club Trips Directorate. She is a History major concentrating in race-relations and social movements in 20th century US history as well as a Public Policy minor focusing on education policy.

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