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Emerging Leaders

The Emerging Leaders program is for first-year students and is focused on teaching students the fundamental skills of good leadership practice.

Through weekly leadership workshops, community service, and a group research project, the Emerging Leaders will explore the multi-faceted aspects of good leadership and develop their own skills and understanding of how they can best embody the skills of effective leadership.

Interested first-year students should apply during the fall semester for participation in the program during the following spring semester. Students accepted into the program will also be awarded the Gladys Brooks Foundation Endowed Scholarship.


Emerging Leaders 2021

  • Majors: Double major in International Business and Business with a concentration in Economics
    Pronouns: she, her, hers

    I’m really excited to participate in the Emerging Leaders program because I believe it’s an excellent opportunity to further develop my leadership skills and make new friends. I can’t wait to see what kind of activities and volunteer events we’ll be able to take part in!

  • Major: BFA Dance with a concentration in Choreography
    Pronouns: she, her, hers

    I am so excited for the opportunity to join the Emerging Leaders program to truly get to know my peers at Marymount who are also driven to become successful leaders. I hope to take many of these relationships with me in my future academic career and beyond. See you all in the spring! Go Griffins!

  • Major: BFA Acting
    Pronouns: he, him, his

    I’m excited because I want to go out and help our community and I want to get more involved at our school. I want to be the person that people think when they ask for help and I think this program can help me achieve that!

  • Major: Psychology
    Minor: Physical Therapy
    Pronouns: she, her, hers

    Hello, everyone! I am a psychology major and I am super excited to be a part of the Emerging Leaders program because I love exploring and challenging myself. I believe that being here will not only open my eyes to different experiences, but it will also help me become a better leader and a valuable member to my future teams.

  • Major(s): Double major in Dance (BFA) and Biology with a concentration in Public Health
    Pronouns: she, her, hers

    I am so excited to learn how to grow as a leader for others and to feel comfortable communicating my thoughts. I cannot wait to work with a group of fellow students who want to help their community, and I hope to grasp new ideas on how I can get involved in our world and resolve global issues.

  • Majors: Double major in Biology and Dance (BA) with a concentration in Body, Science and Motion
    Pronouns: she, her, hers

    I am so excited to participate in Emerging Leaders so that I can gain valuable skills and learn how to make MMC and the world a better place. I am already a part of many clubs on campus, including NDEO, Dance Reps, and the Science Society, and I would love to gain leadership experience so that I can become more involved in these clubs in the future. I want to build lasting relationships with like-minded peers in this program and collaborate with them on significant projects.

  • Major: Theatre and New Media
    Pronouns: she, her, hers

    I am ecstatic to be a part of Emerging Leaders, through which I hope to make a positive impact on my community along with some amazing peers! I am currently dipping my toe into multiple student organizations, as I love to get involved with student leadership, event planning, and extracurriculars involving the arts. In my free time, I watch a plethora of film/TV/theatre, teach myself French, and explore the city with friends, among other things.

  • Majors: Double major in Biology and Public Relations
    Pronouns: shse, her, hers

    Hi! I am happy to be participating in Emerging Leaders this spring. I’m excited to build my leadership skills and be more involved in the College community. I want to shed a light during this pandemic so I’m hoping to be a source of positivity and good vibes during my time as an Emerging Leader!

  • Major: BFA Musical Theatre
    Pronouns: she, her, hers

    I am so excited to be joining the Emerging Leaders program next spring so I can continue to develop her leadership skills while working in the community and helping others. I am very passionate about social justice and animal rights, and can’t wait to start working alongside this compassionate cohort.

  • Majors: Double major in Politics and Human Rights and Business Management
    Minor: Law and Ethics
    Pronouns: he, him, his

    Greetings, everyone! I am a double major in Politics and Human Rights and Business Management - and I’m minoring in Law and Ethics as well. I decided to join the Emerging Leaders program because I want to incorporate myself more with campus activities. While being involved, I want to learn different skills and more knowledge about being a leader, which is very important for me for my professional life outside of college. I love being a leader and helping guide others to their own success and their own goals.

  • Major: BFA Musical Theatre
    Pronouns: she, her, hers

    Hello! I am a musical theater major and I am so excited to be a part of the Emerging Leaders program here at Marymount Manhattan! I can’t wait to better my leadership skills and look forward to helping as many people as possible!