To contact your Campus Director, find your school below!
School: UC Berkeley
Campus Director(s): Sage Templeton, Vanessa Ju, Kathryn Kemp
Sage is incredibly stoked to be returning to LE as one of U.C. Berkeley's Campus Directors (along with Kathryn and Van!). After volunteering with LE Thailand for PY18, she knew she couldn't leave her experience behind and is thrilled to be working on the team of Campus Directors for PY2019. Sage is a second year at UC Berkeley where she is majoring in Molecular and Cell Biology and Public Health. She is interested in global health and education and hopes to eventually return to her home state of New Mexico to study rural medicine.
Van is a student at U.C. Berkeley studying English and Rhetoric. She got her start in LE as a volunteer in Romania last year and loved it so much she wanted to continue to spread LE's mission this year. Van's dream is to work in publishing to continue spreading the joy of reading to future generations. She is looking forward to be a campus director for U.C. Berkeley this year and helping a new generation of volunteers have as positive an experience as she had.
Kathryn is currently a sophomore studying Political Economy and English. As a Bay Area native and U.C. Berkeley undergraduate student, she found herself wanting to experience something new last semester. She applied to LE Croatia and has since had a very transformative experience for which she is so grateful. Both of her placements, in a rural village near Koprivnica and at the coastal town Biograd na Moru, hold a special place in her heart. Now, Kathryn cannot wait to serve as a Campus Director and continue to be a part of LE's efforts. Aside from LE, Kathryn also loves journalism, dance, and travel.
School: University of Maryland
Campus Director(s): Madison Jackson, Ellie Marr
Ellie traveled as a volunteer this past summer to Mauritius. She is so excited to continue her work with LE as a Campus Director for the University of Maryland this year, where she is in her third year studying Communications. Outside of Learning Enterprises, Ellie teaches Children’s Fitness classes and works with immigrant families in the local community. In her free time, she loves to spend time with friends and family at UMD sporting events and traveling.
Madi is a junior Public Health Science major and Spanish minor at the University of Maryland. She is ecstatic to return to Learning Enterprises for her second year as the Campus Director for her university after an incredible summer in Crete in 2018. She hopes to have a positive impact on future volunteers through her training and fundraising duties and is excited to expand LE on her campus and later on get to work with accepted volunteers.
School: Georgetown University
Campus Director(s): Emma Morris, Joy Kim
Emma is a sophomore in Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. She is studying Science, Technology, and International Affairs and comes from the south shore of Massachusetts. She enjoys reading, running, traveling, and the ocean! Emma spent the summer of 2018 in Sukhothai, Thailand teaching with LE and loved her village, host family, and especially her students. Working from kindergarteners to ninth graders to other Thai teachers, Emma found LE to be an incredible experience full of welcoming people and broad learning. Emma is excited to now be working with LE as Georgetown's Campus Director!
Joy is currently a sophomore at Georgetown University studying Linguistics and Psychology. She spent summer of 2018 as an LE volunteer in Hungary and Slovakia and fell in love with both countries and the program and now wants to help others with similar interests find their way to LE! In the past, she spent a year in Peru as a Rotary Youth Exchange student and served as a tutor and camp counselor in Philadelphia. On campus, she is a member of the Asian American Student Association’s Political Awareness Committee and a board member of Rotaract Georgetown. Outside LE, she enjoys traveling, music, sitcoms, bad dancing and good conversation.
School: California Polytechnic State University
Campus Director(s): Christina Leedham
Christina is so excited to continue to be a part of LE as the Campus Director for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. After volunteering in the Croatia program during the summer of 2018, she can't wait to spread the word about how special the LE program is. As a Communication Studies major pursuing the TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) certificate, this experience has her so excited to be able to continue teaching as she approaches post-grad life this upcoming year. She especially loves creating games and lessons, exploring new places, and discovering new cultures, making this past summer truly the best.
School: George Washington University
Campus Director(s):Katie Flanagan
Katie Flanagan is a senior at the George Washington University studying International Affairs and History. She previously served as an LE Thailand volunteer and is so excited to share her excitement for English education and cross-cultural exchange while recruiting new volunteers. In her free time, she can be found participating in musical theatre, figure skating, or reading a novel.
School: UC Santa Barbara
Campus Director(s):Aniek Moonen
Aniek is a student from Leiden University, currently studying abroad at University of California, Santa Barbara. She is a junior studying Governance, Economics and Development, minoring in Environmental Studies. In 2017, she volunteered with LE in Thailand, which was such an incredible experience that she has dedicated herself to spreading the word on LE ever since, both at home in Leiden and now, in Santa Barbara. As this is the first year of LE at UCSB, she is super excited to introduce the organisation to its students and work on the expansion of the LE fam!
School: UC Santa Cruz
Campus Director(s): Alex Armstrong
Alex Armstrong is a senior at U.C. Santa Cruz majoring in Political Theory. Alex is from a small town within the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, belonging to California. Alex never knew what sort of experiences he would get to have with the help of LE, but he found out as a volunteer last summer. Alex is now back as the Campus Director at his school and will be leading the Thailand program in country as Program Director. Alex's interests include anything and everything belonging to the subjects of piano, motorcycles, or Muay Thai.
School: Ohio State
Campus Director(s): Miriam Nordine
Miriam Nordine is a third year student at Ohio State University and is majoring in English with minors in Education and Studio Art. Before the summer of 2018, Miriam had never been out of the country, and she decided to go to Hungary to teach English with LE. It has been the most formative experience she has ever had and the cross-cultural exchanges that she participated in have helped shape her into a more empathetic person. Miriam is beyond excited to go back to Hungary help other volunteers journey with LE to teach English and form bonds across the world.
School: Temple University
Campus Director(s): Che Raskin
Che Raskin is a senior at Temple University studying Political Science with a minor in Criminal Justice. He loves working with kids and experiencing new cultures, so volunteering in Croatia the summer of 2018 was an incredible experience. Che is excited to be Campus Director at Temple, where he hopes to teach others about the spirit of Learning Enterprises and help them on their path to doing something great for themselves and the world.
School: Leiden University College - The Hague
Campus Director(s): Isabel Kraft, Apolline Roland, Charlotte Vermariën
Isabel Kraft volunteered with Learning Enterprises in Brazil in 2018, teaching English and Spanish at public middle schools. She loved her experience so much that she can’t wait to work for LE again this year as a Campus Director and is very excited to help other students to take part in such an amazing program and be part of this cultural and educational exchange. She believes that she learned as much from her students and family, if not even more, as she was able to teach them during her time there. Isabel is currently a second year International Studies Student at Leiden University in The Hague, specialising in Latin America, taking Dutch and Portuguese classes, and following the Humanities Honours Expedition track. In her free time she plays lacrosse at the VUC Lacrosse Team in The Hague and is part of the UNICEF Student Team Board and Chair of their Creative Committee. She is half German and half Guatemalan and now an adopted Brazilian. She is looking forward to her time with LE this academic year!
Apolline is a French student in the Netherlands currently majoring in International Studies at Leiden University with a specialization in East Asia, and a minor in Intelligence Studies. She volunteered in Crete last summer and loved her experience so much that she decided to get more involved with LE by becoming a campus director for the Leiden Campus. She cannot wait to start working along the two other CDs of her campus and wishes to promote LE in Europe significantly!
Charlotte is a second year at Leiden University majoring in World Politics. In her free time she loves to act in theatre and travel. During the past summer she volunteered with LE in Thailand, which she considers one of the most unique and wonderful experiences she has ever had. Therefore, Lotte is super excited to continue working with LE this year as one of the Campus Directors for Leiden University. She is super excited to introduce more people to Learning Enterprises and to recruit new LE volunteers for the summer of 2019.
Nicole Merullo - Regional Director for Boston
Nicole is a recent graduate of George Washington University and just relocated back to her home city of Boston. It is her third year as a staff member for LE, her first year being 2017 as a Poland volunteer and her second as GW’s Campus Director. Because of LE, she has developed a passion for education which has led her to my current position as an educator at the Museum of Science. She is excited to help develop LE’s presence in the Boston area as there are so many accomplished and enthusiastic students there!
Ann Sun - Regional Director for Canada
Ann is currently a junior majoring in Political Science at UC Berkeley. Born in China and raised in Canada, Ann believes that she has found her third home while volunteering in Mauritius during PY18. She is beyond excited to return again to the people and island that she fell in love with. Ann is passionate about international relations and human rights and is currently involved in research at her university regarding politics in Africa. Ann enjoys creative writing, traveling, and photography, but most of all, exploring new restaurants!