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Student Profiles

Farah Itani

Farah Itani

HometownBeirut, Lebanon Area of StudyImmunology Leadership & Service ProgramLeaderShape What did you gain from attending this program?

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Lupe Chavez

Lupe Chavez

HometownDavenport, IA Area of StudyPharmacy Leadership & Service ProgramLeaderShape What did you gain from attending this program?The support, encouragement, and confidence to establish the League of United Latin American Citizens Collegiate Council #373 under the University of Iowa Student Government Why should a graduate/professional student consider attending this program?Through Leadershape, you get to know the top undergraduate student leaders of other organizations, expand your network and resources, and execute collaborative events that result in a greater turnout.

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Megan Koepnick

Megan Koepnick

HometownLa Crosse, Wisconsin Area of Study HometownPharmacy Leadership & Service ProgramLeaderShape What did you gain from attending this program?The main thing I gained from LeaderShape was perspective.

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Hossain Mohiuddin

Hossain Mohiuddin

HometownBrahmanbaria, Bangladesh Area of StudyMaster of Science in Urban and Regional Planning Leadership & Service ProgramLeaderShape What did you gain from attending this program?

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Claire Muerdter

Claire Muerdter

HometownRedmond, Washington Area of StudyEnvironmental Engineering Leadership & Service ProgramLeaderShape What did you gain from attending this program?I learned the being a leader involves being vulnerable, honest, and accountable.

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Courtney Dawson

Courtney Dawson

HometownIowa City, IA Area of StudyPharmD/MPH Student Leadership & Service ProgramLeaderShape What did you gain from attending this program?When I left for LeaderShape last winter I had just finished my first semester at The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy.

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Tim Collingsworth

Tim Collingsworth

HometownCedar Rapids, IA Area of StudyBiochemistry Leadership & Service ProgramLeaderShape What did you gain from attending this program?Personally, I gained a much better understanding of the many subtle aspects of leadership and, of course, friendships that I cherish.

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Maya Altemeier

Maya Altemeier

HometownCedar Rapids, IA Area of StudyPublic Health (B.S.) / Pre-Medicine Leadership & Service ProgramHawkeye Service Teams What you do for this program?I am a student leader for Hawkeye Service Teams, and this year I am planning an experiential learning course and spring break trip focused on Public Health.

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Amber Leisinger

Amber Leisinger

HometownSumner, IA Area of StudyMajor in Marketing, Certificate in Sustainability Leadership & Service ProgramHawkeye Service Teams What you do for this program?I plan, organize, and facilitate a student community service-learning trip to a larger community in the US.

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Anita Thammavongsa

Anita Thammavongsa

Leadership & Service ProgramStudent United Way What you do for this program?As a student ambassador of Student United Way, I coordinate with our community partners to improve lives and strengthen the bonds of our community in the Johnson & Washington Counties.

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