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Jurisdiction: Rockingham County

University: Elon University

Hometown: McLean, VA

Olivia graduated cum laude from Elon University with BA in Economics and minors in Policy Studies and German Studies. While at Elon, Olivia wrote her undergraduate thesis on the effect of the gender pay gap on economic growth. She also served as the President of German Club and received the "Marsilius von Inghen Award" for Excellence in German Studies. Most recently, she has experience working as a researcher for "Leading with Our Values."

On where she calls home: Home has always been a very difficult idea for me. Having a father in the Army meant I️ moved a lot. "Where are you from?" is a pretty common question most people don't think twice about, but I️ have never had an easy answer. Over the past 4 years at Elon University, North Carolina has really begun to feel like my home. The opportunity to serve as a Fellow for Lead for NC is an amazing career opportunity that I️ am so excited to dive into, but I️ am also excited for the chance to continue to establish North Carolina as my home.


Blog Posts

Taking Care Of Myself As An LFNC Fellow

by Olivia Leggett

Maintaining a work-life balance is a hot topic lately, but no one ever tells you how to establish one in the first place. Maybe that’s because it looks different for everyone. Nevertheless, learning how to take care of myself as a person while jumping into my service year as the …