Congratulations Leah Litwak, Husky 100 awardee!

Congratulations Leah Litwak for being recognized as an inaugural Husky100‬ leader!

The Husky 100 recognizes outstanding students on all three University of Washington campuses who are making the most of their time in college and exhibiting leadership, passion and drive. As interim provost and executive director Jerry Baldasty notes, this honor is reflective of the caliber and spirit of a student body that “gain the skills they need to prepare for rewarding careers in industry, community and life.”

Screen Shot 2016-05-04 at 12.36.06 PMLeah is leading change for a better world with her commitment to food, health, sustainability, and the environment.

On campus, Leah has led tours and guided new students to have a successful start. Outside of campus, Leah has worked as a farmer’s market vendor and has recently taken on a new role to further Carnation Farmers Market’s (where she interned) efforts to ensure more people can access fresh fruits and produce. Leah’s a senior in Environmental Studies and has worked actively to pursue her passion for food to make a difference in her community.

Learn more about Leah and how she utilized her Capstone internship to champion for better food integration in farmers’ markets in Carnation, WA in a feature story by the College of the Environment.

The Husky 100 students will be recognized at a special event on May 16.