Leadership From My Eyes

My view of leadership has been shaped from all the leaders that I have encountered throughout my life. As I grew up, I began to notice the impact that leaders have on the teams that they lead, and once I started learning about leadership, I have noticed specifically what makes a person a good leader….

My Views on Leadership – Blog Entry #2

In life, I have found that being a quality leader can require different characteristics depending on the situation but there are a number of core qualities that a good leader always has. For example, a good leader of a small team of a few people (such as 3 or 4) will likely act with different…

LIGC Blog Entry #2

My Personal Leadership Philosophy The concept of leadership is incredibly complex and has no simple, singular definition that applies to everyone. As we discussed extensively in our first session, leadership is situational, and individuals are able to embrace the role of a leader when the opportunity arises if they are well equipped with the experience,…

Leadership in a Global Context – An Introduction

Hey everyone! My name is Vanessa Kern and I am an incoming sophomore in the College of Business. I am currently pursuing a major in Marketing and a certificate in leadership and ethics. I am also hoping to pursue a second major in Global Management and a second certificate in entrepreneurship and innovation. In the…

An Introduction to Eirlys!

Hello! My name is Eirlys Barbara (pronounced Ar-liss), and I’m a rising junior double majoring in Biology and Anthropology and pursuing an Honors degree. I’m hoping to contribute to biological research within the anthropological field in the future, and lead studies as well. My hometown is West Chester, PA, and I’ve been staying there as…

LIGC First Blog Post Introduction

My name is Regina, and I am a rising junior at the University of Pittsburgh. I am a Biological Sciences major on the pre-med track with minors in History, Chemistry, and Religious Studies. I am also on track to receive the Conceptual Foundations of Medicine certificate. I was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised…

An Introduction to Myself

Hello everyone! My name is Daria Osiian and I am a sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh. I am a student within the College of Business Administration with a major in Finance and a minor in statistics, pursuing an additional International Business Certificate. I’m from Orenburg, it’s a city in southwest Russia, near the border…

A Personal Introduction: Leadership in a Global Context

Hello! My name is Ryan Young, and I’m a rising sophomore majoring in math and physics & astronomy, with a minor in political science concentrated in international relations. I’m looking to go into research (hopefully in discipline-based education) in either math or physics in the future. I’m from Bucks County, Pennsylvania—about 45 minutes north of…

Leadership and Me

My name is Ethan Shulman, and I just finished my freshman year at the University of Pittsburgh. I am a part of the Swanson School of Engineering where I am majoring in Civil Engineering. Additionally, I am pursuing the Sustainability Certificate. I was born and raised in Rockville, Maryland which is about thirty minutes outside…

My Personal Overview – LIGC

My name is Alex Tews, and I am currently a Freshman at the University of Pittsburgh. As of right now, I’m just a student in the business school who hasn’t yet picked his area of focus. Yet, I expect this to change in the coming year when I will likely elect to pursue a degree…