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Rockefeller Leadership Fellow: Nikki Sachdeva '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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Nikki Sachdeva '15 is an International Baccalaureate graduate of Plano East Senior High in Plano, Texas where she served as captain of the Speech and Debate team. An avid debater, she was nationally recognized for her achievements in International Extemporaneous Speaking and Public Forum Debate. Sachdeva was a National Merit Commended Scholar and an AP Scholar with Distinction, and she earned her First Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo. At Dartmouth, Sachdeva is majoring in Government and minoring in Public Policy and Art History. She is co-editor of Mouth, a member of Dartmouth Roots, a Rockefeller Center Student Program Assistant, a Link Up Peer Mentor, former Treasurer of Panhellenic Council, and former Internal Co-President of GlobeMed. She was selected as a member of Great Issues Scholars and the Leadership Discovery Program as well as The Rockefeller Center's Management and Leadership Discovery Program, Rockefeller Global Leadership Program, and Civic Skills Training. After graduation, Sachdeva hopes to pursue a career in social enterprise.

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