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Rockefeller Leadership Fellow: Elizabeth Blackburn '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.

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Elizabeth Blackburn '15 majors in Engineering and Economics and is a member of the Dartmouth Club Tennis team, Casual Thursday improv group, Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, and Women in Science Project (WISP). This coming year, she will be the captain of the tennis team and marketing director for Casual Thursday. Blackburn is a teaching assistant in Thayer School of Engineering and a WISP mentor, advising and welcoming Dartmouth freshmen. Recently, she is involved with the Thayer Consulting Club and working at a consulting firm this Summer. Blackburn graduated Cum Laude from Cincinnati Country Day School with high honors where she was a member of JETS, Science Olympiad, and five varsity sports teams. As a Senior in high school, Blackburn was all-school Social Chair and a Peer Mentor to freshman.

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