Elizabeth Bennett '10

FELLOWSHIP REFLECTIONS

Major: Politics and Women’s Studies
Hometown: Marion, IA

My fellowship experience
"Thanks to Cornell Fellows, I obtained not just a job in my field, but a job with an advocacy organization participating in a highly contested marriage equality fight, using my degree, in under two months post-graduation."

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Elizabeth Bennett '10

Fellowship Overview

Fellowship Name
Geiger Fellow in Advocacy

Site
One Iowa
Des Moines, IA

Aims of the Fellowship
During my fellowship, I was responsible for building and repairing bridges with community organizations in the Quad Cities, IL/Iowa, performing faith outreach, writing and executing volunteer training and recruitment strategies, and finally, took responsibility for recruiting, training, and running a volunteer phone bank.

Faculty Sponsor: Aparna Thomas