Theodore Elliman is from New York City, NY. He is in Pierson college, majoring in Comparative Literature through English, French, and Spanish texts. He is half French and brings his bicultural perspective with him to LEAD. Theodore works as a tour guide at The Yale University Art Gallery and as a volunteer with the Elm City Echo, a New Haven street periodical for the homeless community.
Alexander Posner hails from New York City. He spent this past summer performing magic in India and serving as a camp counselor at Camps Kenwood and Evergreen in New Hampshire. He loves current events and international affairs, passions he explored during a gap year before the start of college. In addition to his involvement with the Leadership Institute, Alex coaches debate at Metro High School in New Haven and serves on the board of the Yale Gap Year Network.
Jackson Cole is from Dallas, TX and aspires to be an educator first and foremost. He is in Ezra Stiles college, planning to major in Ethics, Politics, and Economics. In the YLI, Jackson hopes to promote discussions about servant leadership across campus and to change the way students think about their relations to the communities around them.
Farah Alhadid is in Jonathan Edwards College majoring in Political Science. She is also a Global Health Scholar. She comes to Yale from Amman, Jordan. Farah is passionate about international development and humanitarian crises. She has been involved in multiple refugee-assistance programs in the past.